Warrant Officer (WO) II Agbodja, the Chief Clerk of the Ghana Armed Forces Central Band, has been installed the Asafoatse of the Osudoku Nor clan under the stool name Asafoatse Atama Tetteh Agbodja II in the Osudoku state in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra region.
The grand and peaceful installation, which took place at the forecourt of the area’s traditional council, saw in attendance the Paramount Chief of the Osudoku state Nene Animfe V, the state’s Mankralo, Nene Tetteh Otigo IV, the state’s Queen mother and sub-chiefs and elders of the other clans in the area.
Also present to support their administrative boss was the Ghana Armed Forces Central Band whose melodious tunes could not be resisted by the people present.
Performing the installation, Nene Tetteh Otigo IV, officially took Asafoatse Atama Tetteh Agbodja II through the Osudoku state’s customary rites after he had earlier accepted the necessary items for the coronation.
After going through the customary installation rites, Asafoatse Atama Tetteh Agbodja II, clad in a beautiful white traditional regalia, moved to all seated sub-traditional chiefs under the Osudoku state, including the state’s Mankralo, to swear his oath of commitment to the state and the elders.
He also pledged to co-operate with the people of Osudoku particularly the youth, in order to help develop the state.
Congratulating him on his peaceful and historic coronation, Mankralo Nene Tetteh Otigo IV, on his part, charged Asafoatse Atama Tetteh Agbodja II to bring his leadership experience and exuberance to bear.
The state Mankralo called for unity among all the clans and youth, and hoped that Asafoatse Atama II would heed to the calls of the elders.
Asafoatse Atama Tetteh Agbodja II succeeds Asafoatse Atama I after 150 years of the latter’s death.
Source Daily Guide Ghana