The president of the Republic of Ghana has expressed his heartfelt condolence at the unfortunate passing of former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur.
The former Vice President who served the country under the Mahama government is said to have passed on in the early hours of Friday, June 29.
He died upon arriving at the 37 military hospitals after he was rushed there from the Mess Gym opposite the El- Wak Stadium in Accra. Mr. Amissah Arthur fainted whiles having his morning exercise routines.
President Nana Addo expressed his shock and sadness on his Facebook page, he wrote;
“I have learnt with shock and great sadness the sudden death of the former Vice President of the Republic, His Excellency Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur. He has been a longstanding public servant, who discharged his duties with dignity. The news of his death is unfortunate since he appeared to have a lot to contribute to the public life of our country.
My thoughts and sympathies are with his wife, children and family. I extend my deepest condolences to them, and also to the former President of the Republic, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, and to the National Democratic Congress, of which the former Vice President was a prominent member. Ghana has lost a fine public servant.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.”
By: Susan Amoako Agyemang Benjamin Akoto