President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia have eulogised the Chairman of the NPP’s council of elders Mr. Clement Kubindiwor Tedam, describing the late statesman as a true hero.
The late Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party’s Council of Elders was confirmed dead Thursday night in Accra after short illness at age 94.
President Akufo-Addo in a Facebook post said, he is deeply saddened by the death of Clement Kubindiwor Tedam.
“C.K. Tedam leaves a big void not only in the NPP family and in the Ghanaian nation, but also in my personal life, as he was a constant and consistent source of good, invaluable counsel. I will miss him dearly.
“I extend my deepest condolences to the Paga Pio, to his family and to the New Patriotic Party, and to all the people of Ghana, who have suffered a great loss in the departure of their faithful servant.
“May his soul rest and abide in the bosom of the Almighty until the last day of the Resurrection when we shall all meet again” he said in a tribute.
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia also in a post said Mr. Clement Kubindiwor Tedam was a source of inspiration to those close to him.
According to Dr.Bawumia, the manner in which Mr. C.K Tedam served Ghana and the NPP with dedication, dignity and zeal was commendable.
“I have received with sadness the death of our father and venerable statesman Mr. Clement Kubindiwor Tedam affectionately called C.K Tedam. He epitomised honesty, loyalty, humility, wisdom and was a source of inspiration to me and anyone who was privileged to know him. He served Ghana and the New Patriotic Party with dedication, dignity, and zeal.
”Mr.Tedam served as a Member of Parliament during the colonial era and was a founding member of the Northern People’s Party.” he posted.
Meanwhile leadership of the New Patriotic Party has directed all party flags fly at half-mast across the country in the coming days.
Tedam was a member of the Council of State during the Kufuor administration. He is a founding member of the New Patriotic Party. He became the Chairman of the Party’s Council of elders during the time the NPP went in opposition after 2008.
He had six children.