TUO NE AKOFENA
Symbolizes power, responsibility, authority, legitimacy, national
security, protection, and military prowess
This symbol is used in swearing in a new political chief.
FUNTUMFUNAFU DENKYEM FUNAFU
Symbolizes unity in diversity, democracy, and unity of purpose
This symbols shows that the Akan understand that compromise must
be made in order to have a democracy.
TUMI TE SE KOSUA
Symbolizes delicacy of political power, fragility of democracy,
This shows that political power needs to be handled with care.
If used too strongly it will not work, but if it is allowed to rule itself freely
it will not work either. Power should only be handled with as much strength as needed.
Symbolizes peace, calmness, spiritual coolness, and continuity
This shows that the Akan cherish peace in politics.
ASASE YE DUR
Symbolizes power, life's sustainer, might, wealth, and authority