Traditional Leaders

Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II

Omanhene of Sefwi Anhwiaso Traditional Area

Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II

Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II is the Omanhene of Sefwi Anhwiaso Traditional Area, a prominent paramaountcy in the Western North Region. He is also the current president of the Western Regional House of Chiefs, the body that brings together paramount chiefs from around the country.

As regional president, it is his role to lead mediation efforts in chieftaincy and other conflicts that might arise in the region, while also representing the region at the national assembly of the august body. Known in private life as Francis Kofi Adjei, he first trained as a teacher at the Sefwi Wiawso Teacher Training College, now Sefwi Wiawso College of Education. After teaching for a while, he proceeded to the University of Cape Coast where he pursued a Bachelor of Commerce degree in addition to a diploma in education.

He also qualified as a chartered accountant. To enable him better perform his role as a lead mediator and chieftaincy and traditional conflicts, Ogyeahoho Gyebi also studied for and obtained an Executive Master’s degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution. His education and training make him one of the avatars of modern progressive chieftaincy anchored not only on hereditary assumption but also on administrative competence and developmental vision.

In May 2017, he was appointed to the seven-member board of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, further recognition of his skills and insight.

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