Kobena Sekyi: Ghanaian lawyer who wore African cloth to court

– – Africans have been celebrating the decision of an educated elite who hailed from Ghana to wear only African cloth to court. William Esuman-Gwira Sekyi, popularly known as Kobena Sekyi was born in 1892 and died in 1956. He was an educated elite who vowed never to wear European clothing again until his death. Sekyi also became the first lawyer in the British colony (Gold coast) now Ghana to appear in court in a traditional African cloth. Kobena Sekyi, he was the only educated elite in Africa who vowed…

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