Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, affectionately known as Sir John, has passed away. After short illness,He is reported to have died on Wednesday, evening at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital which is a very big challenge for the incumbent NPP Party as we are approaching the 2020 general election
The celebrated lawyer-cum-politician passed away after testing positive for the novel Coronavirus at the hospital. Sir John reportedly had some complications of the disease while undergoing treatment at the ICU of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital until his death.
He was appointed as the CEO of the Forestry Commission in March 2017 by the President of the republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.