Kufuor Seen Crying After Wife Theresa’s Death: Former President’s Brother Addo Kufuor Comforts Him

Kufuor Seen Crying After Wife Theresa’s Death: Former President’s Brother Addo Kufuor Comforts Him

  • Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has been videoed crying following the death of his wife Theresa Kufuor
  • Kufour is seen in a trending video wiping away tears as he engages with sympathisers mourning with him
  • Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor died on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the age of 87 in her home at Peduase

Former President John Kufuor could not hold back tears as he met with sympathisers following the death of his wife, Theresa Kufuor.

In a video posted online, Kufuor stopped and shook his head, crying and wiping away his tears.

Kufuor cries
Kufuor breaks into tears while talking about his wife (R). Source: TikTok/@Sarpoyoo
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At his side was his brother, Addo Kufuor, who held the former president’s arm to comfort him.

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Theresa Kufuor passed away Sunday, October 1, 2023, aged 87. Her family surrounded her at the time of her passing.

Theresa Kufuor, born on October 25, 1935, had been married to John Kufuor for 61 years. She served as first lady from 2001 to 2009.

Akufo-Addo pays tribute

President Nana Akufo-Addo said the death of the former first lady saddened him. The president described Theresa Kufuor as a warm person who always supported her husband.

Akufo-Addo reportedly visited the Kufuor residence at Peduase after the former first lady’s passing.

Akufo-Addo has since ordered that flags in the country to fly at half-mast following the death.

The New Patriotic Party also directed that all flags in its offices fly at half-mast.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Otumfuo Osei Tutu II praised former President Kufuor for being a good president.

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Speaking at a dinner honouring his birthday, Otumfuo told guests that ex-president Kufuor was in a wheelchair because he chose to work at the Presidency instead of resting after an accident.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II said one of the things that made Kufuor an exceptional leader was that he listened to advice.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.

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