The resignation letter by the Board Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Dr. Kwame Kyei has been rejected by the life patron of the club His Royal Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu ll.

Kotoko's 12 member board on Tuesday met His Royal Majesty Otumfour Osei Tutu ll at which point the board chairman Dr Kwame Kyei begged the club owner he wants to resign from the board but the King of Asanteman declined his request.

At the meeting, Otumfour humbly asked the board members to go and perform their duties as he no intentions of dissolving the board.

The decision to step back from the club was reportedly communicated to Manhyia on Tuesday when the board had an interaction with the life patron of the club.

Other board members could not arrive at a decision on Dr. Kyei's decision to resign from the team and asked for more time.

Dr Kyei is said to have informed the life patron of the club that he has personally invested a lot of his fortunes in the team without any returns and also did not have the backing of other members of the board.

There has been several agitations between him and other board members of the club and disagreements with him and even the CEO of the club on several issues.

Dr Kyei has even bought Division One League side BYFA which is currently being run by two of his sons.