Esther Victoria Sawyerr: Widow of Ghanaian politician Harry Sawyerr passes on
- Esther Victoria, widow of Ghanaian politician Harry Sawyerr, has been reported dead
- Aunty Esther reportedly died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, April 28, 2020
- The bereaved family scheduled a meeting from Wednesday, April 29 to Friday, May 01, 2020, at her Labone residence in Accra, to receive all well-wishers
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Esther Victoria, widow of renowned Ghanaian politician Harry Sawyerr, who served as minister in the Hilla Limann and the Rawlings administrations, has reportedly died.
Her late husband, Harry Sawyerr, served as Minister for Transport and Communications, and Minister for Education in the Hilla Limann and the Rawlings administrations respectively.
Esther Victoria Sawyerr's demise comes seven years after her husband passed away.
According to her family, the late Esther Victoria Sawyerr, better known as Aunty Esther, died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
A notice confirming her passing said the bereaved family will be sitting between the hours of 10 am - 1 pm from Wednesday, April 29 to Friday, May 01, 2020, at her Labone residence in Accra, to receive all well-wishers who want to visit and console the family.
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However, in accordance with announced regulations and protocols on public gatherings and physical distancing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the notice urged all well-wishers to kindly wear face masks and observe the health and safety protocols that will be in place at her residence.
In a related story, notable Ghanaian broadcaster, Gilbert Aggrey, better known as Abeiku Santana, has lost his father, James Benjamin Aggrey.
The late James Benjamin Aggrey passed away at 81.
He was the former Greater Accra Region Head of the Disease Control Unit, Ghana Health Service.
In an interview with The Spectator, Abeiku Santana noted that his father died on April 20, 2020, at the Koforidua Government Hospital in the Eastern Region after a short illness.
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