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Akufo-Addo pays tribute to ‘valiant aged colleague’, late Anthony K.K. Sam


President Akufo-Addo has paid glowing tribute to the Anthony Kobina Kurentsi Sam, the Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi Mayor who died on Saturday.

Describing him as a “valiant aged colleague”, he lauded the deceased’s contribution in the affairs of the New Patriotic Bash as very well as in his governing administration.

“Egya Sam to me and several, whose endeavours at enforcing social distancing protocol at the Sekondi-Takoradi marketplace were not too long ago really encouraged by me, regrettably handed away past Friday in a Covid-19 relevant loss of life,” the president mentioned in his 11th handle to the country on the novel coronavirus.

The Mayor died a handful of weeks after his individual driver tested good for Covid-19.

In accordance to the presiding member of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly Kwesi Buckman, he experienced been acquiring procedure in Accra in an undisclosed well being facility when he passed absent.

He told JoyNews that although on admission the deceased was never allowed to communicate to anyone and that “his phones have been even off.”

Mr K.K. Sam’s driver was placed in isolation soon after he examined positive for the coronavirus but the Mayor ongoing to report for perform.

“May his soul relaxation in perfect peace in the Lord right until we meet again,” the president claimed.

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