The historic cola tree of Okomfo Anokye in Feyiase has been cut down by an unknown individual.
The Feyiase Akoyem Traditional Council and the police have joined forces in search for persons believed to have fell the historic cola tree planted by Asante’s revered chief priest, Okomfo Anokye.
A 300-year-old cola tree, purportedly planted by Komfo Anokye, was cut down by an unknown man in the early hours of Tuesday, November 7, 2024.
The tree, planted centuries ago, holds historical significance to the Asante Kingdom and served medicinal purposes for residents living close to the sacred tree
The cola tree hold a significant place in local tradition of the Asante people and it is believed to have been planted by the revered chief priest, Komfo Anokye, the man who commanded the Golden Stool from the sky for the Asantehene.