- Reports have it that the mother and sister of NPP’s Sir John have also died
- They likely died of coronavirus as the reports say
- The former NPP General Secretary died on Wednesday night after testing positive for COVID-19
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Reports reaching YEN.com.gh have it that the mother and sister of NPP’s Sir John have also died.
They are reported to also have died of COVID-19 last week before the death of their son and brother.
The mother, Obaapanin Kate Serwaa, died on 4 June, while the sister, Comfort Amoateng, died on 27 May.
Their burial service was slated for 27 August but had to be postponed due to Sir John's demise.
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Sir John died on the night of Wednesday, 1 July, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
It could be that Sir John might have been infected by his close relatives who died a week before him.
Until his death, Sir John was the CEO of the Forestry Commission and served as the General Secretary for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
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Ghanaians have paid glowing tributes to the fallen political icon.
Also, President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Bawumi have all reacted to the sad news.
It has also been widely reported that other politicians including Carlos Ahenkora and Peter Mac Manu are all in the ICU after testing positive for coronavirus.
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