Manhyia Palace has lost a great chief. Per report from the Manhyia Palace, Mediaghananews can report that Otumfuo’s Hiahene, Oheneba Agyeman Atweneboanda, a retired Executive Director of African Development Bank is dead.
Manhyia Palace has released official statement in announcement of the death of Oheneba Agyeman Atweneboanda. According to the statement from Mahyia Palace it was made known to Otumfour on Saturday July 25, 2020. Otumfuo’s Hiahene is said to have given up the ghost at age 87, however, the cause of his death is currently unknown.
A statement from Manhyia announcing the death said: “A distinguished international banker, diplomat, and sportsman, Oheneba Atweneboanda retired as an Executive Director of the African Development Bank before his enstoolment. He was an accomplished footballer in his youth, playing for many years for Asante Kotoko Sporting Club alongside his brother, the late Asebi Boakye.
Oheneba Atwenebroanda succeeded the late Oheneba Mensah Bonsu, the celebrated uncle of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, in 1998.