17 heartbreaking photos from the burial of Kyeremanteng Agyarko

17 heartbreaking photos from the burial of Kyeremanteng Agyarko

The mortal remains of the late Ayawaso West Wuogon MP Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko were laid to rest at his Odumase-Krobo hometown on Saturday, January 26.

Agyarko's interment followed a burial service held at the Zimmerman Presbyterian Church at Odumase-Krobo on Saturday morning.

After his burial service and internment, a final funeral rite was held for the late MP in the Eastern regional town.

17 heartbreaking photos from the burial of Kyeremanteng Agyarko

The late Kyeremateng Agyarko Photo credit: Supplied
Source: UGC

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YEN.com.gh brings some of the most heartbreaking moments captured at the burial and funeral ceremony.

The late Kyeremanteng Agyarko passed away on November 21, 2018.

He reportedly died at a hospital in the United States where he was on admission.

According to reports, Agyarko had been battling cancer of the colon.

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Being an MP, Agyarko's casket was carried by a combined team of security personnel.

And it was a sad scene as the casket was carried away after the burial service.

Agyarko's widow, Josephine Naana Agyarko, with whom he has a daughter and a son, could be seen in a very sombre with her children.

Paying a tribute to her late husband, Mrs Agyarko described the late MP as a 'ladies man'.

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The sadness and tears were not only limited to Mrs Agyarko and her children as Madam Lydia Alhassan, a woman known to have been in a relationship with Agyarko, was also seen in pain in the church hall.

Maa Lydia as she is simply known was recently voted as the NPP's candidate for the Ayawaso West by-election caused by her partner's death.

Agyarko's elder brother, Boakye Agyarko, who was recently sacked as the Energy Minister could not hold his tears as the burial service for his brother went on.

Almost everyone in the church looked very sad.

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There was a solid representation from government at the burial service led by President Akufo-Addo, who had returned from Yendi where he attended the investiture of the new Ya-Na, Mahama Abukari.

Other top appointees in Akufo-Addo's government and members of the opposition NDC were also present at the burial service.

Not long after the burial service ended and Agyarko's casket was taken away for burial, the family sat for the funeral proper.

The funeral was also well-attended by many dignitaries and mourners.

Akufo-Addo also led the government's delegation for the funeral with his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and their spouses in tow.

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May Agyarko's soul rest in peace.

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