UPDATE: KNOW THE TRADITIONAL OVERLORDS OR KINGS IN GHANA.

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Traditional overlords historically held positions of authority and power over a specific territory or group of people. Their roles varied depending on the societal structure, but generally, they were responsible for maintaining order, enforcing laws, collecting taxes, providing protection, and resolving disputes within their domain.
They often wielded significant political, economic, and military influence, acting as rulers or landlords over their subjects.

Below are the full list of traditional overlords or Kings in Ghana.


Ga Mantse King Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II

The current Ga Mantse is King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II known in private as Dr Kelvin Nii Tackie Abia, a prosperous entrepreneur, who was duly sworn in by the Ga Paramount Stool Dzasetse (Principal Kingmaker) Dr Nii Tetteh Kwei II , a host of Dzasefoi (Kingmakers) and other traditional leaders as per Custom and Tradition.

Asantehene Otumfo Osei Tutu II

Nana Osei Tutu II born Nana Barima Kwaku Duah; 6 May 1950 is the 16th Asantehene, enstooled on 26 April 1999.By name, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is in direct succession to the 17th century co-founder of the Ashanti Empire, Otumfuo Osei Tutu I.

Nzemahene, Tumivole Awulae Kaku Aka III

Tumivole (King) Awulae Kaku Aka III is the King of the Nzemaland ( Western and Eastern) from Cape 3 Points to Grand Balsam in Ivory Coast. The seat of the paramountcy is at Awiaso in the Ellembelle District. Additionally, all seven (7) paramouncies in Nzema;
Eastern Nzema, Western Nzema, Ajomoro, Upper Axim, Lower Axim, Gwira are under him. Extending to Agyambra, Princess Town and Cape 3 Points. Also, Paramouncies in Ivory Coast such as Grand Balsam, Tsiapum, Frambo, Nuomu etc are under him.


Ahantahene, Otumfo Badu Bonsu XV (Late)
Dagbon, Yaa Naa Abubakari Mahama II
Manprugu, Nayiri Mahama Abdulai Sherigah
Wa Naa, Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV
Denkyirahene, Odeefo Nana Boamponsem II(late)

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