Ethnicity, language and chieftaincy

Bodi District is under the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Council. The traditional authorities of the district are divisional chiefs who pay homage to the Omanhene (paramount chief) of Sefwi Wiawso. The Sefwi state is divided into seven divisional chiefdoms and each of them is headed by a divisional. Bodi District has one of the divisional chiefs (Adontenhene). There are other sub-chiefs in the small communities.


The people of Bodi traditional area celebrate the Alluolue festival. It is an agricultural festival held to mark the end of one agricultural year and to welcome the beginning of another. The major ethnic group in the district is the Akan comprising mainly of Sefwi, Fanti and Bono. The major languages spoken in the district are Sefwi, Fante and Twi.


Date Created : 12/11/2017 4:32:42 AM