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30-Sep-2016  
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Vice President Kwesi Amissah- Arthur has joined hundreds of mourners at the burial service of the Late LT Colonel EKT Donkor at Badu in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

Some few weeks ago Vice President paid a glowing tribute to the late Lt Col Enoch Kwame Tweneboah Donkor (rtd) a former chief of Staff in the PNDC when the chiefs and people of Badu called on him at the Presidency to officially inform government about his demise.

President Kwesi Amissah -Arthur described the late Lt Col EKT Donkor (rtd) as a good friend, brother and colleague who he had the opportunity to work with from the PNDC days and NDC days.

He went on to describe him as very humble and forthright personality who served his nation very well in all capacities assigned to him.

Vice President Amissah –Arthur described his death as a big loss to the nation and the NDC fraternity.

He said the region has lost a great man who was very humble and excelled in the positions he held.

He said the late LT Colonel EKT Donkor held several appointments. Some of the appointments included Chief of Staff, a former deputy interior minister, chairman of the Conference of Heads of Ghana’s Mission Abroad and former Minister for Defense from 1999 to January 7, 2001.


 






Government delegation included Defence Minister Dr Benjamin Kumbour, Local Government Minister , Hon Collins Dauda, Ghana's Ambassador to Cote,d,Voire and former Chief of Defense Staff General Augustine Blay, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Hon Eric Opoku and the General Secretary of the NDC Hon Johnson Asiedu Nketia.

The MP for Tain, Hon. Kwasi Agyemang Gyan-Tutu twas also present. The funeral was held at the Badu Methodist Church- Park.


On behalf of government, they donated assorted drinks and an undisclosed amount of money to the family. He passed away on Wednesday 13, July 2016 at the age of 77 years.
 
 
Source: Maxwell Okamafo Addo/ email: [email protected]
 
 

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