Courtiers Asantehene’s palace

According to Rattray (1929) the Asantehene‟s palace has various types of courtiers with responsibilities as follows:
1. Akyeame – spokespersons or linguists in the Akan sense
2. Akonwasoafoɔ – Stool carriers
3. Asokwafoɔ – Drummers & Horn blowers
4. Akyiniyekyimfoɔ – Umbrella carriers
5. Barimafoɔ – Royal mausoleum caretakers
6. Adwareyefoɔ – Bathroom attendants
7. Akradwarefoɔ – “Soul washers”
8. Ahoprafoɔ – Elephant tail switchers
9. Papasoafoɔ – Fan bearers
10. Soodoofoɔ – Cooks
11. Asoamfoɔ – Hammock/Palanquin carriers
12. Akokwafoɔ – Floor polishers
13. Sanaahene – Treasurer
14. Afotuosoafoɔ – Assistant Treasurers
15. Adabra – Eunuchs
16. Nseniefoɔ – Heralds
17. Afenasoafoɔ – Sword-bearers
18. Atumtufoɔ – Gun-bearers
19. Akyemfoɔ – Shield-bearers
20. Kwadwomfoɔ – Minstrels
21. Abrafoɔ – Executioners
Arhin (2002) adds the following:
22. Abanasefoɔ – Wardrobe attendants
23. Mpaboafoɔ – Sandals keepers
24. Nsumankwafoɔ – Medicine men / Physicians.

Source:ir.knust.edu.gh