The Former Deputy Central Regional Minister, Hon. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has sympathized with families and loved ones of the late Former Vice President, His Excellency Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, who he met on Tuesday, the 26th of June.
According to Hon. Quansah, the deceased, who passed away in the early mornings of June 29, was one humble persona, who was tolerant and ever ready to advice.
In his view, he stated, “What broke my heart was that, I called and met Amissah Arthur in his office this passed Tuesday”. Mr. Quansah went further to explain that he had gone to meet the late Vice President, to seek his advice on his decision to contest for the position of Central Regional Chairman, since the deceased was an executive of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region.
Mr. Aquinas Quansah indicated that the Late Vice President was all “hale and hearty”, when he had gone to meet him in his office. He stressed that His Excellency Amissah Arthur showed no signs of illness or weakness whatsoever.
The Former Minister recalled a moment the late Vice President advised and supported him, when he had wanted to contest for the Parliamentary seat of Mfantsiman West in the year 2007.
Mr. Quansah continued by saying, “I didn’t believe it when I heard the news of his demise until I called others to verify”. He made mention that he will always remember the late Vice President for his humility, his attitude of giving advice and his straightforwardness. He added that he is yet to meet with NDC executives at the Central Region to pay a visit to the bereaved and offer their condolences.
He further sympathized with his family and the NDC of which the demised was a member.
His Excellency the Late Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah- Arthur was reported to have fainted at the Air Force Gym on June 29 and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he passed on.
The late Former Vice President was born on the 29th of April, 1951.
He was the Governor for the Bank of Ghana from the year 2009 to 2012, when he was chosen by the then President of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama and was sworn in as the Vice President of the Republic on August 2012.
He left behind his wife, the Former Second Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur and two children.
Source: Sarah Appiah/ pinkfmonlinegh.com