Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, the former chairman of the Electoral Commission, has laughed off rumours that he died over the weekend.
News that Dr Afari-Gyan had died inundated social media platforms on Sunday, with some news mediums publishing the rumours.But the 70-year-old told Accra-based Starr FM that he was hale and hearty, and that he was enjoying his retirement.
He said he had received numerous phone calls from his family members who were worried about the news.
However, he said he was unmoved by the “the mischief being peddled around”, joking that those who said he had died should come for his corpse.
Dr Afari-Gyan left the EC on June 17, 2015 after turning 70.
He helped conduct elections in other African countries and was in charge of Ghana’s elections since 1993.