Akufo-Addo reacts to Amissah-Arthur's death

Akufo-Addo reacts to Amissah-Arthur's death

- President Akufo-Addo has expressed shock and sadness at the death former Vice President Amissah-Arthur

- The former vice president passed on at the 37 Military Hospital earlier on Friday

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reacted with shock to the death of former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.

In a series of tweets, President Akufo-Addo described the death of Mr Amissah-Arthur as unfortunate "since he [Amissah-Arthur] appeared to have a lot to contribute to the public life of our country."

He went on to praise as Amissah-Arthur as a "longstanding public servant, who discharged his duties with dignity" adding that "Ghana has lost a fine public servant" in Amissah-Arthur.

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President Akufo-Addo also extended his condolences to the family of the former Vice President and to the National Democratic Congress(NDC), particularly to former President John Dramani Mahama.

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Mr Amissah-Arthur, as earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, died at the 37 Military in the early hours of Friday, June 29.

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He had been rushed to the hospital after collapsing at the Airforce gym while training.

The sixth vice president of Ghana's Fourth Republic, Amissah-Arthur served under John Mahama's administration.

He was 67 years old.

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