Item 1710 - Royal Traditional Title of Okofo (Warrior) from the Asante King in Ghana

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1710


Royal Traditional Title of Okofo (Warrior) from the Asante King in Ghana


  • 21 April 2005 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Certificate conferring the Royal Traditional Title of OKOFO, which means Warrior, upon Mr Mandela from the Asante King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on behalf of the Asante People, Ghana

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Certificate with green, yellow, and blue mat, taken out of frame for preservation. Certificate has colorful blue background with images of beading at the top left and bottom right corners of the certificate. Certificate also includes an image of a golden helmet at the top.
Certificate text is in black and reads as follows:
Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela,
(6 paragraphs recognize Mr Mandela's family history and accomplishments)
Your international stature as a symbol of resistence has never been equaled. Coming from the resistence tradition of the Asante people of Ghana, I, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, the 16th King of the Asante People of Ghana, West Africa., on behalf of the Asanteman Council and my People, Proudly confer on you the Royal Traditional Title of OKOFO, which means warrior, To signify our recognition of your lifelong struggle for freedom, justice, and peace.
On this day, 21st April, 2005
Signed by: Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0094

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