The Asamponhene of Kumasi Oheneba Kwadwo Fodour, has reportedly been killed by unidentified gunmen.

The Chief was said to have been stabbed while traveling on the Ejura – Nkoranza road in the Ashanti Region on Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Police officers who received information of a vehicle having been involved in an accident on the road went to the scene only to realize that the victim who had rather been stabbed in the back seat of the car was actually Oheneba Kwadwo Fodour.

The body of the deceased has since been sent to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.

Oheneba Fodour, who was a direct relative of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II owned the popular X5 pub at Ashanti New Town in Kumasi near the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Ashanti Regional office.

As the Asamponhene of Kumasi, his role was to lead war for the Asantehene and moves ahead of the retinue of the Asantehene.

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