Family of Amissah-Arthur visits his grave on first anniversary (photos)

Family of Amissah-Arthur visits his grave on first anniversary (photos)

The family of the late former vice president, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, on Saturday, June 29, 2019, visited his grave at the Military Cemetery at Burma Camp in Accra.

The visit of the family formed part of the one year anniversary of the demise of the former vice president.

Photos from the visit show Amissah-Arthur's wife, Matilda, their children and his nonagenarian mother at cemetery.

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Wearing white outfits, the family looked really sad as they paid their respects by Amissah-Arthur's grave.

It was such a heartbreaking moment seeing the former second lady who had her right hand in bandage and the grey-haired mother of Amissah-Arthur who could not control her tears.

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Amissah-Arthur died June 29, 2018 after he collapsed at an Air Force gym and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

Born William Edmond Davidson Amissah-Arthur on April 29, 1951, Paa Kwesi changed his name while at the University of Ghana.

The 67-year-old died was an economist, academician, a politician and above all, a husband and true family as this photo shows.

Prior to becoming vice president in July 2012 after his predecessor John Mahama took over as president following the death of John Atta Mills, Amissah-Arthur was the Governor of Bank of Ghana.

He stood as the running mate for Mahama when he won in the 2012 general elections and served as vice president until lost power until they lost in the December 2016 general elections.

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