News Release

Elder Anthony Kaku Meets Kumasi Mayor

Church leaders meet Mayor Antwi

Elder Anthony M.  Kaku, Area Seventy (a senior leader) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, along with other Church representatives, met with Honorable Osei Assibey Antwi, the Mayor of Kumasi, on September 16, 2017 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi.


The Honorable Mayor Osei Assibey Antwi applauded the Church for its numerous humanitarian acts and raising of a fine generation of future leaders in Ghana’s communities.

The mayor commented on a recent clean-up initiative carried out by Church members in Kumasi. Some 700 Latter-day Saints worked on a large sanitation project in the city.

On August 19, 2017 more than 300,000 Latter-day Saints participated in the All Africa Service Project sponsored by Church, which focused on sanitation and beautification throughout the continent.

Mayor Antwi and Church representatives discussed specific needs in Kumasi and possible future collaboration.

Latter-day Saint leaders we present from the Church’s units in the Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions of Ghana.

President Michael L. Colsgrave and his wife of the Ghana Kumasi Mission, as well as Stake and District Presidents and their wives were present at the meeting.

Other opinion leaders in attendance were Honorable Kwabena Senkyire, the Ashanti regional coordinator of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO); Honorable Peter Gyima, Assemblyman from Obuasi; Honorable Evans Kyere, Sunyani East assemblyman; Honorable Christiana Adu Poku, assembly woman Sunyani West; as well as Nana Yaw Asante, the Akawamuhene of Kwamo.

Kumasi is the second largest city in Ghana.

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