President Akufo-Addo has been presented with the Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin.
The Lands Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, led a delegation from E ON 3 Group – the organisers of the launch of the gold coin; and their key partners to the Jubilee House on Thursday, January 27, to present the gold coin to the President.
Members of the delegation were Executive Chairman of E ON 3 Group, Richard Adjei Mensah Ofori Atta, Jesse Agyepong, the General Manager of E ON 3 Group; Managing Director of Access Bank Ghana PLC, Olumide Olatunji.
The others are; Nana Akwasi Awuah, who is the Managing Director of Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC); Abraham Dwuma Odoom, Country Manager of Gold Coast Refinery, and Mr. Paul Asimenu, Legal Advisor of Gold Coast Refinery.
According to Mr Jinapor, the gold was procured, refined and minted in the country.
On his part, President Akufo-Addo commended Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his peace initiatives. He also noted that it is refreshing that value has been added to Ghana’s raw material; gold.
“More grease to your elbows,” the President said whiles commending E ON 3 Group for the initiative and also for presenting the gold coin to him.
The gold coin
The Bank of Ghana gave authorisation to E ON 3 Group to mint the gold coin to celebrate Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his tremendous role in peacebuilding and national development.
The gold coin was launched at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on December 12, 2021. It is of 24 karat (99.99%) fine gold.
Below are more images from the meeting: