Otumfuo Osei Tutu II sittiing in state with one of his gold plated stools, substituting for the Golden Stool on 26/04/2009, during his 10th anniversary celebration.
Osekyerehene Otuo Serebour II, The Juabenhene and Chairman of the Planning Committee of the celebrations welcoming Pres. Mills to the durbar grounds on behalf of Asanteman.
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei II, sitting in state at Manhyia Dwaberem on 19/04/2009 during the celebration of the Adaekesee. On his left, seated on the Hwedom Chair, is the National Stool of Asanteman, i.e the Golden Stool.
The Asantehene, borne aloft in a palanquin.
By Prempeh I, History of Asante kings, detailing some useful histories and basis of command
Nana Asokorehene, Susubiribi Asante, reading the citations on the awards. On his right is the Dwabenhene, Otuo Serebour II. The Asokorehemaa or Queen of Asokore, Nana Bruku Yaa, is on the r.h.s of this picture. Asokore is a paramountcy of old in Asante.Headed by the Ekuona Clan. Berekum in Brong Ahafo region is a derivation of the Asokore State. With its original name being
Berekum Asokore Domtene. Nana Amankona Diawuo who hailed from the royal dynasty of Asokore was stationed there by King Opoku Ware I, with troops from Asokore under his command, to serve as an early warning station to Asanteman.
Daasebre Oti Boateng I of New Juaben, the other half of Juabenman. Daasebre is the elder biological brother of Nana Otuo Serebour II of Juaben. In terms of Stools however, he occupies the Junior Stool of Juabenman. Their late mother, Nana Akosua Akyaamaa II alias, Nana Akosua Domtie, reigned as Queen of Juaben from 1969 to 1994. She was in turn succeeded by her daughter, Nana Akosua Akyaamaa III, current Queen of Juaben, i.e Juabenhemaa and elder sister of the two brothers, i.e Daasebre Oti Boateng and Nana Serebour II. Ampa, Nananom, mo ay3 bi ampa. The pedigree of these current Occupants of the Juaben Kingly and Queenly Stools, bear testament to the quality of the Pure Blood Royal Stock of Juabenman.
The Asantehene sitting in state at the Kumasi Sports Stadium.
The Asantehemaa, Queen of Asante, greets the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
Nana Juabenhene at the governmental dais. The Chief Justice, Justice Woode partially obscured and the Attorney General,( of Ga and Asante parentage, hailing from Jamestown and Ankaase) Betty Mould Iddrissu(in spectacles) appear in this picture.
The King of New Juaben At a Function. His Kete drums are in the background.
They don't befit your status, Daasebre.
Credit: The King Returns. Interview with Nana Kwadwo Nyantakyi, Sanaahene of Kumasi.
The above lends further proof to the fact of Nana Juabenhene having the prerogative to come to durbars of Asanteman, after the Asantehene is seated.
At the durbar on 19/04/2009.