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K.B. Asante Dead

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A retired Ghanaian diplomat, writer and politician, Kwaku Baprui Asante popularly known as KB Asante has passed on.

Family sources indicate that the elderly statesman died Monday dawn at his residence in Accra, according to Starr News.

He was 93-years-old.

He was the Secretary to Ghana’s First President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

K.B Asante also served under most Heads of States in Ghana, starting from Nkrumah, and also served as the Principal Secretary at African Affairs Secretariat from 1960 to 1966.

Born on March 1, 1924, Asante attended Achimota School then Achimota College, where he taught mathematics (1945–48), before proceeding to Durham University in Britain, where he obtained a BSc Mathematics in 1952.

He also became a member of the Institute of Statisticians in 1953, before returning to Achimota College, where he taught mathematics (1953–55).

Source: Starrfmonline

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