Dwaben Adu Ampoforo Antwi Konkorihene
Aketewa Nnam Brempong, asumakum, pepa w'anim ma yen nkoe3
Okyekyere akro brempong a odi ne man nam
Ayoko) Sakyiapoma nana Yokoni,
Osansa fa adie, ode kyer3
Ofa ne bum
Adaakwa Yiadom Brempong
Osagyefuo Katabaako a Okotwasuo Barima
Akuamoa Nana firi Dwaben D3eboase
Osesekeredu Akomea a okoforo kwasampire buo
Na oresanee3 osi n)nsore3 so)
Oteng Boafo Kohweakwa a ohu dom sere3
Akuamoa Kotoko adi a ode mmogye3 di akoro
Dwaben Serebo) nua
Okwafrako a odi aye3 ne mmere atifi agoro
Osaforo Poku agye din nana
Ntiri Agyekum kyeredom ako sakyi a odi oko mu akotene
Opasakyie Bommofuo a oko kyere Basa Subiri
Kyere Aberewa Temaa
Kyere Sasabonsam a ote Samang
Gye na abasobodie de bo ne pam nana Agyeman
Kofi Tuo Berempon
Oserebuo Sakyi a, )we dade3 amono amono
Okyerefuo Kofi Tuo a ode twer3buo si ne bo nana, Daasebre Otuo Serebour
Dwabenman dawase dawase
Da wa se aburu
Da wa se ahenewa
Odeneho Kwafo Akoto II, The Late Akwamuhene, At Akwamufie. Akwamu was once a powerful and prosperous Kingdom which exercised rulership of much of the present day Eastern region of Ghana, Accra and as far as present day Benin area. It's former capital was Nyanoaso near present day Nsawam. Infact most of the people thereof, i.e Nsawam, to Aburi, to Asamankese and most other places in the Eastern region are of Akwamu descent.
King Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, Sitting In State.
Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, (1970- 1999) at the Silver Jubilee celebration of his ascension to the Abandwa.
The Late Kumawuhene, Barima Asumadu Sakyi II. Kumawu is one of Premier Asante States of High Rank.
Swordbearers of the Kumawuhene. Credit: M.D.McLeod.
at the funeral of the late Queen of Juaben, Nana Akosua Akyaamaa II.
The Nseniehene of Juaben, now in New Juaben, at court, in his distinctive headgear known as Adomasa Kye. He is the head of the heralds of the Juabenhene.
Had it not been for historical exigencies, Juaben, would have been as of old. One, indivisible, highly populated, rich and powerful.
The Ruler/Occupant of the Adu Ampoforo Antwi Great Stool of New Juaben
Nana Kofi Serebour I, Juabenhene and Nana Akosua Akyaamaa I, Juabenhemaa with one of the Gold embellished stools of Juaben. Behind is a stool attendant, wielding a gun. Credit Rattray, 1921. Nana Serebour I, did much to rebuild Juaben and its attendant prestige, after the conflict of 1874...which after having initially gone the way of Juaben initially, was lost, owing to the machinations of the British, which prevented the resupply of gunpowder to the battle hardened forces of Juaben.
At an Adae ceremony in Dwaben, the Dwabenhene appears at the Dabekese3, with the Gold embellished swords of state, borne before him. 1980s. Credit: Ifa..Hawaii.