Pix: Nana Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and Nana Kesewaa
THE MAJORITY Leader and Member of Parliament for Suame since 1996, Dr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has marked the fifth anniversary of his enstoolment as Sompahene of Breman in Kumasi.
Last Wednesday which was the last Awukudai on the Akan calendar, the MP and his wife who is also the Sompahemaa called on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to express his appreciation for his support and good counsel over the years.
In November 2027, Nana Kotei Kutin Sraman II, the Bremanghene and chiefs of Kwapra, Tarkwa, Suame and Anomangye in the Suame Constituency on enstooled Dr. Osei yei-Mensah-Bonsu and Mrs. Irene Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as Sompahene and Sompahemaa.
It was in recognition of the Majority Leader’s role in giving practical meaning to the belief in Unity in diversity towards progress and national development.
The Asantehene commended the Majority Leader for his leadership role in Parliament and
his contribution to good governance, development and growth of democracy in the country.
Otumfuo said he had observed with admiration and satisfaction the performance of the Majority Leader over the years as Majority Leader, Member
of Parliament of Suame and Sompahene of Bremang.
The Ashanti King urged the Sompahene and his wife to continue to serve in humility.
Colleague Members of Parliament and politicians as well as members of the Sompahemaa Foundation joined the couple to celebrate the occasion at the Manhyia Palace.
Also in the company of the Sompahene and Sompahemaa were Odeefuo Nana Oteng Korankyi II, the chief of Brekusu near Aburi in the Eastern; Nana Kotei Kutin Sraman II, Bremanghene and chiefs of Tarkwa, Suame and Anomangye.
Born Lawrence Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the 65-year-old Suame law maker comes from Bronkong in the Afigya Kwabre South in the Ashanti Region and married with five children.
He holds BSc (Planning) KNUST, 1982.
He is a Development Planner/Architect/Quantity Surveyor.
Dr. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu contested the 1996 parliamentary election in the then Old Tafo Suame Constituency and won and represented his constituents since.