The Founder and Leader of Lighthouse Chapel International, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has apologized to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu over an old sermon that was widely circulated on social media some days ago.

In the leaked tape, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, as reported earlier by, was heard questioning the impact of the influential king, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on his subjects and community.

Some indigenes of the Ashanti region have raised concerns over the message with some retorting that Ghanaians do not pay taxes to the king hence he owes nobody a responsibility of development.

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In the letter available to, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills stated that he is “deeply saddened that a message I shared at a conference, nearly 20 years ago, has been taken out of its context and circulated by persons who have previously declared that they will maliciously cause our churches in Kumasi to be closed down.”

“I wish to apologize to His Majesty Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II for any disrespect, insult or harm caused him or his royal court. Please accept my profound apologies for the statements I made”.

Below is his full statement of apology;



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