Meet the 41-year-old Ghanaian CEO who died of COVID-19 (Photos)

Meet the 41-year-old Ghanaian CEO who died of COVID-19 (Photos)

- A 41-year-old Ghanaian CEO of People’s Pension Trust and president of Maxim Nyansa Foundation has died of COVID-19

- Bediako, as he is called, was one of the 5 people listed by the Ghana Health Service to have died from the disease in Ghana

- Although it was said that everyone who died had other chronic ailments, people who were close to Bediako say that is absolutely untrue

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Samuel Bediako Waterberg, a 41-year-old Ghanaian Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of People’s Pension Trust died on Friday, March 27, 2020, of COVID-19 in Ghana.

A news report gathered by indicates that the vibrant gentleman was among the five persons named by the Ghana Health Service to have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ghana.

A Lebanese spare parts dealer in Kumasi, 61, was the first casualty in Ghana. Another aged patient died later. Wife of a retired navy chief in her 70s also succumbed, before a 75-year-old man passed on with the disease. 41-year-old Samuel’s death was also announced not long after.

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It was indicated on the official website of the Ghana Health Service that all those who died were suffering from underlying health conditions that were chronic.

However, people who were close to Bediako have revealed that that was not the case at all for Samuel Bediako Waterberg.

The late Bediako's company PPT provides an innovative pension fund, focused on providing pension products for farmers, traders, small-scale enterprises, and people working within the informal economy.

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He was also the president of Maxim Nyansa Foundation.

In other news, president Nana Akufo-Addo's quote on COVID-19 on March 27, 2020, has gone viral with several world icons hailing him.

The president made the quote as part of his address on the latest measures the country needs to undertake with regards to the coronavirus pandemic.

In the specific quote, Nana solidly declared that priority be given to human lives that are at stake over the economy which can be revived.

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