Sunday, 7 October 2007

King, Proceeding In State.

The King of New Juaben, Daasebre Oti Boateng I ( In gold embroided cloth ) , proceeding majestically in state, during the celebration of Ghana's 50th Independence anniversary in Accra. In the foreground of the picture can be seen the kokosesefuo of New Juaben ( Dwaben ), bearers of ostrich feathers, in various modes of colour. Immediately infront of Nana, are some of the swordbearers of New Juaben.
In the background of the picture, are some bearers of treasure caskets, known as apem adaka ( said, to contain gold-dust supposedly ).
New Juaben, is an indivisible sister state of Juaben. The people thereof, being Juabens. Office holders in both states, are eligible to contest for positions in either state, should they choose.
Daasebre, is the blood brother of Nana Otuo Serebour II of Juaben.

1 comment:

Kellee said...

Thanks for writing this.