Former general secretary of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie says the constant deaths of members of the party is mind boggling.
According to him it worrying how NPP leading members are passing on, in his view, God in his own wisdom knows why he has taken such stalwarts from the party at a time they are preparing for a crucial general elections in November.
“These deaths cannot be attributed to any evil spirit; God knows best” he stated in an interview on Adom News Monday.
Owusu Afriyie also known as Sir John however disputed claims and assertions by some men of God that the development is a bad omen for the NPP. He opined that the prophets and men of God should not ride on deaths in the party.
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He urged party members to pray to God for strength especially for its flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo for a resounding victory in the November polls.
The NPP has lost about four leading members including its former Chairman, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey. The latest casualty is the Member of Parliament for Abetifi, Peter Wiafe Peprah, who died on Saturday, May 21, 2016, while on admission at the 37 Hospital in Accra after a short illness.