In a captivating turn of events, the name of Naa Toshie Addo, a prominent female politician, has been thrust into the spotlight during the official launch of the Ashanti Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative stamp at Manhyia Palace in Ghana.

The stamp unveiling was part of the activities marking the 25th anniversary of the Asantehene’s accession to the Asanteman Golden Stool.

The event was organized by the Ghana Post, and it was attended by numerous dignitaries and influential figures.

One of the highlights of the occasion was the purchase of a stamp by Naa Toshie Addo, who paid a staggering 20,000 Ghana Cedis (approximately GHc. 20,000) for the coveted item.

Although Naa Toshie was not physically present at the event, her name generated a significant buzz among the attendees, with the audience erupting in loud cheers and shouts of “our running mate” when her name was mentioned.

This unexpected development has fueled speculation that Naa Toshie Addo might be considered as a potential running mate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flagbearer, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia.

The political landscape has been abuzz with rumors and discussions surrounding this possibility, as Naa Toshie’s prominent presence at the stamp unveiling has sparked widespread interest and speculation.

The Asantehene’s 25th-anniversary celebration and the unveiling of the commemorative stamp have undoubtedly added a new layer of intrigue to the political arena.

As the nation watches closely, the coming days and weeks are sure to be filled with intense discussions and speculations surrounding Naa Toshie Addo’s potential role in the upcoming elections.


Commemorative stamps serve as tools to honour and remember significant figures in history.

Therefore, these stamps are expected to serve as a tribute to the rich heritage and legacy of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

The stamps are not merely postage stamps but a symbol for the remembrance of culture and the appreciation of history.

They are also a means of immortalising historical figures and events by ensuring that their legacies endure for generations.

The commemorative stamps will, therefore, be a symbol of legacy for generations to come.

Source: Ghana/ Justice Bediako