NDC Executive Killed In Road Crash Three Days After His Wedding

NDC Executive Killed In Road Crash Three Days After His Wedding

  • A constituency executive of the opposition NDC has died in a road crash on the Kintampo-Techiman road last Sunday
  • Issah Sibawe died just three days after tying the knot with his beautiful bride and has since been buried in line with Islamic custom
  • A communicator for the opposition party has said Mr Sibawe's death is a major blow to the party

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is mourning one of its constituency executives who died in a road crash three days after his wedding.

According to reports, Issah Sibawa, who was the opposition party’s Deputy Secretary for Kintampo South, was killed in the fatal accident that happened on the Kintampo-Techiman road on Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Sibawe NDC accident
Issah Sibawe (R) died in a fatal car crash. Source: UGC
Source: UGC

Accra-based Joy News reports that Mr Sibawe and his new bride had travelled to Techiman to formally introduce themselves to their families and were involved in the accident on their return.

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NDC’s Constituency’s Communications Officer, Matthew Atanga, said the accident occurred when one of the pick-up vehicle's tyres came off.

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He said Mr Sibawe has since been buried in accordance with Islamic tradition.

According to the Joy News report, the bride, who sustained severe injuries, is receiving treatment at the Techiman Holy Family hospital.

Mr Sibawe’s death has been described as a big blow to the opposition party.

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According to Asaase Radio, Azika reportedly fainted after his preferred candidate lost the chairmanship position, and died while being rushed to the regional hospital.

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In a previous NDC-related story, YEN.com.gh reported that former president John Dramani Mahama assured that the next elected government of the party in 2025 will repeal the E-Levy Act.

In his address to Ghanaians under the theme Ghana At A Crossroads Monday, May 2, 2022, he reiterated that the NDC is not against taxes in principle but described the Electronic Transfer Levy Act, 2022 (Act 1075) as ''distortionary and burdensome''.

''We in the NDC do not oppose taxation as a principle. We'll not be pretentious and couch fanciful slogans to condemn the principle of taxation like the NPP did in the past.
''We are, however, implacably opposed to distortionary and burdensome taxes like the E-Levy that only forces Ghanaians to endure more sufferings,'' he said.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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