NPP MP for Okere, Dan Botwe, is not dead as being widely reported on social media, the District Chief Executive of the area Daniel Kenneth said.
Mr. Botwe, who doubles as the Minister for Regional Reorganization, has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre following fears of COVID-19. On Saturday, reports were rife that he had passed on.
But a statement from the DCE of OkereDistrict Chief Executive (DCE) Kenneth said such reports are false and should be disregarded.
“I wish to inform the general public that this news is false and should be treated with all the contempt it deserves. Hon Daniel Botwe is fine by God’s Grace.”
The DCE also confirmed that Mr. Botwe was discharged from UGMC at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 4, 2020.
Below is the full statement from the Okere DCE:
Official: HON. DANIEL BOTWE IS ALIVE
It has come to our notice the rumour circulating that Hon. Daniel Botwe, MP for Okere Constituency is dead.
I wish to inform the general public that this news is false and should be treated with all the contempt it deserves.
Hon Daniel Botwe is fine by God’s Grace and was discharged on Saturday, 4th July 2020 around 1 pm.
I wish to implore all concerned persons not to be alarmed and that he’s home with his family. Let us all continue to offer prayers of good health and long life for him.
We are also very grateful for all loved ones and genuine persons for their prayers and show of concern. Thank you for your attention
DCE, Okere District Assembly.