The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has asked politicians to look beyond implementing populist projects with the intention of winning elections to investing in long term projects to create jobs and enhance security
Otumfuo said until we
"If the reasons why the people voted you (political parties) are not met, your continued stay in power will be irrelevant," Otumfuo said at the Mathias Palace on Saturday when former Asante Kotoko Football Club chairman,
They included representatives of Sunda Ghana, Interplast, Pomp, Gino and Kwebena Kesse of Kessben Group of Companies.
The team was also at Manhyia to brief Otumfuo on the May 9 Charity project which his sponsors have been very supportive of over the last 18 years.
May 9 disaster
Some 127 football fans were killed in the Ghana Premier League midweek clash at the Accra Sports Stadium following a stampede on May
Police fired several canisters of tear gas into a rowdy
Jobs and security
Otumfuo said what the youth needed
The king said it was time politicians connected with the grassroots to address their crucial needs rather than pursuing things that could only win them the next election.
He said Otumfuo remained the only leader to have shown concern to the families of the May 9 disaster through direct contacts and show of support.