Reports reaching Adepanews.com from Kumasi is that chiefs and Elder of Menhyia palace have issued a strong warning to individuals promoting the Kumerican gimmick and movement.
Kumerica is a trend making waves on social media which aims to brand the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi as the new America. There had been initially flags, t shirts, cup and meme for the trend but what troubled the Chiefs and Elder was the implication of the Ashanti king Otumfour Osei Tutu II.
According to the Chiefs his eminence his is no subject of mockery
“We don’t have any problem with the boys who came out with this initiative, changing the names of the cities in Kumasi and creating a lot avenues as a source of entertainment to the country, but what we won’t allow is using the Image of Otumfour in this idea of Kumericans” they stated in an interview
“The Ashanti Kingdom is not a small Kingdom that we can play with likewise our King. You cannot use the name and Image of Otumfour as a source of entertainment and play.We are sending this warning to the Kumerican boys to change Otumfour’s image on their currency immediately or else they will be called to the palace to answer some questions” the Chiefs added