News confirmed by AccraNews upholds the sad moment encountered by the country following the sudden death of Former Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.
The Late Mr. Amissah-Arthur on Friday morning collapse during a fitness training at the Air Force Gym and was rush to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The President H.E Nana Akufo-Addo,Parliament, political parties including the NPP and NDC and government officials among others have expressed deep sorrow to the news as the state goes in mourn.
The National Democratic Congress has halt all internal exercises following the news.
Profile of Kwesi Amissah-Arthur
Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur was a Ghanaian economist, academic and politician who was the fifth Vice-President of Ghana’s 4th Republic, in office from 6 August 2012 until 7 January 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama. Previously he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
He was sworn in as Vice-President on 6 August 2012, following vetting by the Parliament of Ghana. He was nominated by President John Dramani Mahama to be the vice-president a week after Mahama himself was sworn in. This followed the sudden death of John Atta Mills on 24 July 2012.Amissah-Arthur was married to Matilda Amissah-Arthur with two children. He was a Christian and was known to worship at the Calvary Methodist Church at Adabraka in Accra.—Wikipedia