Amissah-Arthur’s Family Demands for Privacy
Family of the late Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has called for privacy from the media in the aftermath of his passing.
In a statement signed and issued by the former Vice President’s brother, Jabesh Amissah-Arthur, he confirmed his sudden death in Accra and requested that the media gives the family some privacy.
The statement also expressed gratitude “for the outpouring of love and support in this moment of grief,” adding that the family would keep the public informed of the funeral arrangements.
Mr Amissah-Arthur reportedly collapsed at the Air force Gym on Friday morning during a workout session and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Read the family’s statement below;
SUDDEN DEMISE OF FORMER VICE PRESIDENT
With deep regrets, we announce the sudden demise of the immediate past Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency K. B. Amissah-Arthur, in Accra this morning.
The family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support in this moment of grief. In due course, the family would keep the public informed of the funeral arrangements.
Respectfully, we wish to request that the media gives the family some privacy in these very difficult times.
for : The family
Friday, 29th June, 2018