People of Kwabre city of Sakora Wonoo are in a state of mourning following the dying of an industrious son of the city, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly identified as Sir John.
From the youthful to the aged, folks are cladded in purple or black dresses with many trooping the household household of the late politician to categorical their condolence.
Mr. Owusu Afriyie, Main Govt of the Forestry Commission and a former Typical Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party passed on at the Korle Bu Teaching Healthcare facility, Wednesday.
Sources say he died immediately after tests optimistic for Covid-19.
The NPP stalwart succumbed to problems of the condition while going through treatment method at the Intensive Treatment Device of the Korle Bu Training Healthcare facility.
Right before his dying, there had been unconfirmed news that his organic sister and a maternal aunt had also died from the disorder.
Consolation Amoateng aged 71, and Obaapanin Kate Serwaa aged 96 ended up scheduled to be buried on August 27, 2020.
Nephew of the late Sir John who spoke to JoyNews’ Ohemeng Tawiah for the duration of a stop by to his loved ones dwelling mentioned it will just take many years for Sakora Wonoo to get about the decline.
According to him, Sir John has not only been an inspiration to the community but a solid pillar constantly pushing for development and upgrade for the town.
At Sakora Wonoo, Sir John is credited for the provision of street lights, and the design of the Asonomaso-Sakora Wonoo-Ahodwo road and a teachers’ quarters.
Residents say he was also building a clinic for the neighborhood.
In the meantime, the marketing campaign supervisor for the governing New Patriotic Social gathering (NPP), Peter Mac Manu is described to be at the Korle Bu Educating Healthcare facility following he examined constructive for the novel coronavirus sickness.
Also on admission to the Unit is the Deputy Trade Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah.
There are stories that two other Deputy Ministers and a Main of Personnel have all examined good for the virus and are obtaining cure.