Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has stormed the headquarters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to sign the book of condolence opened for late Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur.
Dr. Bawumia who served as the Deputy of Mr. Amissah-Arthur at the Bank of Ghana between 2009-2012 was accompanied by some government officials including Chief of Staff, Mrs Frema Osei Opare.
The NDC yesterday opened a book of condolence for the late Vice President at its Headquaters in Adabraka.
In a statement signed by the NDC’s Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, the party announced a book of condolence has been opened at the party’s headquarters at Adabraka in Accra, inviting party faithful and sympathizers.
The country woke up to news of the death of the Former Governor of the Bank of Ghana on Friday June 29, 2018 after he was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Mr. Amissah-Arthur was reportedly jogging in the gym at the Air Force Gym where he collapsed.
He was the fifth Vice-President of the Fourth Republic and was in office from August 6, 2012, until January 7, 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama.
President Nana Akufo-Addo, former president, Jerry John Rawlings, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom among others have all eulogized the late Amissah-Arthur.
Many other tributes have poured in since the story broke.
By: Joseph Nii Ankrah