This is the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem.
The one-week celebration of the Queen Mother of the Ashanti Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II was successfully held on Thursday, November 24 at the Manhyia Palace.
Several dignitaries were at the event to mourn with the Asantehene, Otumfour Osei Tutu II and the Ashanti Kingdom. Faces seen at the one-week celebration included President Mahama, Nana Akufo-Addo, Ex-president J.A Kufour, Ex-president J.J Rawlings and many others.
Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II was the Queen mother (Asantehemaa) of the Ashanti Kingdom and mother of the current Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, who is the youngest son of her five children.
The 111-year-old reigned for 39 years.
The late Nana Afia Kobi was enstooled in 1977 as the 13th queen mother of the Asante Kingdom since 1695 after the late Nana Ama Serwaa Nyarko II who reigned from 1945 to 1977.
She saw the reign of the late Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, as Asantehene who reigned from 1970 to 1999.