Lady Julia Osei Tutu is the wife of Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, the traditional leader of the Ashanti people in Ghana. She is known for her philanthropic work, particularly in the areas of education and healthcare.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu is the founder of the Lady Julia Foundation, which aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals and communities in Ghana through education, healthcare, and economic empowerment. The foundation provides scholarships to students in need, supports healthcare initiatives, and works to promote sustainable development.
In addition to her philanthropic work, Lady Julia Osei Tutu is also an advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. She has spoken out on issues such as domestic violence and the importance of girls’ education.
Overall, Lady Julia Osei Tutu is a respected and influential figure in Ghana, known for her dedication to improving the lives of those in need.
LADY JULIA OSEI TUTU
One of the most popular personalities in Ghana is the overlord of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, the King of Asante is undoubtedly one of the most popular kings in the world and one of the most highly regarded.
Just as the saying goes, ‘Behind every successful man, there is a woman’ – in this case behind Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II is Lady Julia Osei Tutu.
Born Julia Ama Adwapa Amaning, Lady Julia Osei Tutu was born to Mr. Stephen A. Amaning (a retired career diplomat) and Mrs. Ernestina A. Amaning.
She is the last of 5 children.
Lady Julia speaks 3 languages, Twi, English, and French.
Lady Julia and Otumfuo Osei Tutu II married in April 2002 and have 6 children together.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu Education
The wife of Asantehene is of the House of Oyoko Dynasty (by marriage)
Lady Julia Osei Tutu received her primary education at schools in London, Accra, and in Berne, Switzerland until 1982, after which she entered Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast for her Secondary School education, where she obtained her ‘O’ Level Certificate in 1986 and ‘A’ Level Certificate in 1988.
In 1989 Lady Julia Osei Tutu entered the Faculty of Law at the University of Ghana Legon and obtained a Bachelor of Law Degree with honors, LL.B. (Hons.) in 1992.
She continued her law studies at the Ghana School of Law, Accra where she completed the Professional Law Course and was called to the Ghana Bar in 1994.
On completion of the Professional Law Course, Lady Julia Osei Tutu served as a Teaching Assistant in International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ghana for a year and also undertook private practice at the Law Offices of Agyemang and Associates, a law firm in Accra.
In September 1995, Lady Julia Osei Tutu was admitted for postgraduate studies at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada and obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Humanitarian Law after which she served as an intern with Amnesty International’s United Nations Office in New York.
In 1998, Lady Julia Osei Tutu returned to Ghana and joined Ecobank Ghana Limited as Legal/Corporate Affairs Officer.
She was also, until March 2002, secretary to the National Partnership for Children’s Trust, which Trust is concerned with the promotion of the welfare of children in Ghana.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu Date Of Birth
Lady Julia Osei Tutu Was Born 14 December
Otumfuo-Yere Julia Osei Tutu (Born on 14 December Julia Ama Adwapa Amaning) is wife of Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II.
How Old Is Lady Julia Osei Tutu
The wife of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is celebrating another year of her birth.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu, who was born on December 14, is also the patroness of the Osei Tutu Foundation.
A post shared by the Manhyia Palace on Twitter said, “Happy birthday Lady Julia Osei Tutu.”
The wife of the Asantehene has been involved in some humanitarian activities, as well as other development projects, in line with the reign of her husband.
By marriage, Lady Julia is of the House of Oyoko Dynasty.
Lady Julia Ose Tutu Her Educational Journey
She had the opportunity to have her primary education in London, UK; Accra, Ghana; and Berne Switzerland.
In 1982, Lady Julia gained admission into one of the best female schools in the country, Wesley Girls’ High School, Cape Coast, where she earned her Ordinary Level Certificate and Advanced Level Certificate in 1986 and 1988 respectively.
Lady Julia then gained admission into the University of Ghana, specifically at the Faculty of Law and earned a Bachelor of Law Degree with Honours in 1992.
She then proceeded to the Ghana School of Law, Accra, Ghana to continue her law career, and in 1994 she successfully passed the Professional Law Course, and joined the Ghana Bar.
Coupled with her private practice at the Law Offices of Agyemang and Associates in Accra, Lady Alia served as a Teaching Assistant in International Law at the University of Ghana for one year.
She then had admission to do her postgraduate studies at Queen’s University, Kinston, Ontario, Canada in 1995. After completing a Master of Law in International Humanitarian Law, she had the chance to do internship with Amnesty International’s United Nations Office, New York.
Lady Julia Osei Work Journey
Upon her return to Ghana in 1998, she served as the Legal/Corporate Affairs Officer for Ecobank Ghana Limited.
Lady Julia was also, until March 2002, secretary to the National Partnership for Children’s Trust. The purpose of the trust is to promote the welfare of children in the country, especially the underprivileged.
Lady Julia is also a patron of the Otumfuo Charity Foundation.
Lady Julia Osei Tutu Marriage Life
She is married to the King of the Asante Kingdom, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, with six children.
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