- Mr. Tedam died following ill health
- He hailed from Paga in the Upper East region
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has lost one of its founding members, Clement Kubindiwor Tedam.
C.K. Tedam died at age 93, according to Citi News.
The late NPP stalwart's time in politics goes as far back as 1954, when he was first elected to parliament as an independent candidate.
He was a founding member of the Northern People’s Party, on which’s ticket he stood and won another election to parliament in 1956.
The late Tedam also served as a Minister of Local Government during the regime of the Supreme Military Council (Ghana).
During former president John Kufuor's administration, Mr. Tedam was a member of the Council of State.
He later became the Chairman of the NPP’s Council of elders after 2008.
Before entering politics, C.K. Tedam was a teacher.
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