Sunday, 14 October 2007

Nana Otuo Acheampong Of Kumawu

The Ruler of the Kumawu State ( now deceased ) wearing the ' akotadie ' ( battle dress of his
predecessors ). Kumawu is one of the states of Asante, known for their bravery and
fortitude. Nana was the predecessor of the recently deceased Kumawuhene, Barima
Asumadu Sakyi II. With the advent of Politics in Ghana, Nana became, quite controversial.
Nonetheless, according to many Kumawus, he was one of their most successful rulers of the
last century.

Photo: Courtesy of the Basel Mission Archive.

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