PHOTOS – WWE Champion Kofi Kingston meets Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
American based Ghanaian wrestler who is now the reigning champion of Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) , Kofi Kingston, has met Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as part of his visit to Ghana.
When Kofi Kingston meet Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, he presented a replica WWE Championship belt to the King.
Kofi Kingston met the Asante monarch at the grand durbar of the Akwasidae festival on Sunday, 2 June 2019, which is held every 40 days to celebrate the ancestors and pay homage to the Asante leader.
The WWE superstar’s visit to Ghana forms part of the government’s “Year of Return” initiative, which is a major landmark marketing campaign targeting the African-American and diaspora market to mark 400 years of the first enslaved African arriving in Jamestown, Virginia.
A post by Kofi Kingston on his Instagram page said, “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would stand before the Ashanti King bearing gifts and conversing with him.”
Kofi Kingston visited his father’s hometown, Ejisu, where he met the chief, Nana Afrane Okese IV.
Earlier on he visited the President of the Land Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo at the presidency.