Retired diplomat, KB Asante, dies

Retired diplomat, KB Asante, dies

- Retired diplomat, KB Asante is dead at age 93

- KB Asante, until his passing, was the only living official under the erstwhile administration of Kwame Nkrumah

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Reports reaching YEN.com.gh indicate that renowned statesman, KB Asante, has died.

Deceased Ghanaian diplomat sitting down, dressed in grey suit

Retired diplomat, KB Asante, dies

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The 93-year-old retired diplomat is feared to have died in the early hours of Monday morning following a short illness.

The Ghanaian diplomat was the only living former official under the administration of Kwame Nkrumah.

KB Asante has served on various political platforms. Between 1976 and 1978, the diplomat was Ghana’s Ambassador to Switzerland and also the United Nations Offices in Geneva and the UN establishment in Vienna.

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He also served as the Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Economic Community from 1976-1978.

Meanwhile, family members are yet to release the actual cause of his death as funeral arrangements are yet to be made known.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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