“His death has made Ghana poorer” – President Akufo-Addo posts tribute to late Amissah-Arthur

President Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has today July 27, posted a glowing tribute to the late former vice president, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.

After the final funeral rites and burial of the late former veep at the Military Cemetery, Akufo-Addo took to his official Twitter page to post his final farewell.

The late Amissah-Arthur

He tweeted: “Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur’s death is not only a loss for his party, the NDC, or his family, or for the community from which he came. It is a loss for the entire country. Ghana is poorer for his departure.

“He was a vibrant personality in our national life, who still had so much in him to give to our country. He was a fine public servant, a man of dignity and humility, who conducted himself very well in the public space of Ghana.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Ghana, my wife, Rebecca, and my entire family, I extend our profound condolences to his devoted wife, Matilda, and their children, Kwesi Nyan and Araba Akyere, and his mother, Maa Effie, on their loss.

“I wish him peaceful rest in the bosom of the Almighty. He deserves it. Farewell Paa Kwesi. God bless.

The former Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur died on 29 June 2018 at the 37 Military Hospital after reportedly collapsing at the Air Force Gym during his routine morning workout session.

He left behind a wife (Matilda Amissah Arthur) and 2 Children.

 Read the President’s tweets below:


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