The Vice President of the republic Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has extended his deepest condolences to the wife and family of the late former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at his residence at North Ridge in Accra.
The Vice President as well in his duty at the house of the bereaved family signed a book of condolence opened in memory of the late Mr Amissah-Arthur.
He went with the Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema Osei Opare and the Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul few hours after the news broke.
Monitored by this portal, The Vice President earlier on social media expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of Mr Amissah-Arthur who died early Friday morning.
He posted: “I received with shock and sadness the sudden death of my predecessor, His Excellency Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, former Vice President of the Republic.
“He dutifully served our nation in the high offices of Governor of the Bank of Ghana and Vice President of the Republic.
“He was always civil and can be described as a first class gentleman.
“My condolences to his family, wife, children, the NDC fraternity, and the entire nation.
“May his gentle soul Rest In Peace”.