Sir John Former NPP General Secretary passes away
Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has passed away, 3news.com can confirm. The renowned lawyer passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness, 3news.com gathered.
Moreover, until his death, Mr Owusu Afriyie was the Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission. He died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 after an illness.
Also, he was 63-years-old [1957-2020]. Sir John recently lost a sister of his. He went and performed the one-week rites at his hometown, Sakora Wonoo near Kumawu in the Ashanti Region.
However, when he returned to Accra. He fell ill and was admitted to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. He reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). And died on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Graphic Online has gathered.The beneficiary institutions were the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Ankaase Methodist Hospital, Asonomaso Hospital, Old Tafo Hospital, Kwadaso SDA Hospital and Wonoo Clinic.
Again, many have paid tribute to Sir John. Who was a former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Mr Owusu Afriyie, a lawyer by profession. Who had been in private practice since 1981. He served as General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) between 2010 and 2014.
He was a Political Science graduate from the University of Ghana and obtained his LLB from the same university. Sir John was a product of Bekwai SDA Secondary School and Konongo Odumase Secondary (KOSS) both in the Ashanti Region.
Sir John previously worked at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC). As a Deputy Chief Executive Officer in an acting position during President John Kufuor’s administration. And also as head of Legal Services.