- Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has reportedly lost his wife, Evelyn Ampaw
- Mrs Ampaw is reported to have passed away after a short illness
- Ampaw and his wife were married for 16 years
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Ghanaian lawyer Maurice Ampaw's wife, Evelyn Ampaw has passed away, reports sighted by YEN.com.gh have indicated.
According to a Daily Guide report, Mrs Ampaw passed on after suffering from a short illness.
The report further indicated that the controversial lawyer revealed the news of his wife's passing but fell short of revealing what might have happened.
The passing of Ampaw's wife will come as a big blow to him as he held her in high esteem and they looked inseparable.
Mr and Mrs Ampaw celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary sometime in 2020.
In an interview at the time, Ampaw disclosed the challenging circumstances under which he got married.
According to the popular lawyer, he got married to his childhood friend after they dated for 15 years.
His wife was the financial backbone of their family for two years after their marriage.
"When I tied the knot with my wife, I was not a lawyer and had to save money for school. I did not leave housekeeping money," he said.
Aside from their financial difficulties, lawyer Ampaw and his wife had to wait for ten years before they were gifted with children.
Maurice Ampaw's wife was a dressmaker and a fashion designer.
In other news on YEN.com.gh, the Supreme Court has affirmed its earlier ruling that Mrs Mensa cannot be compelled to give testimony in the case
The petitioner was seeking the court’s leave to reopen his case to subpoena the chairperson of the EC into the witness box.
For him, attempts to shield the EC chair from mounting the box for cross-examination would embolden public officials to misbehave knowing they will go scot-free
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Source: Yen Ghana