Hon Stephen Ackah, Member of Parliament ( MP) for Suaman in the Western Region, has called on Ghanaians, especially persons parading themselves as prophets to desist from giving false knowledge on the cause of death of former vice president, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.
According to him, death is an inevitable event for all humanity and that it is only God which knows when one breath could end at a point in time.
“What happened and what cause the Vice President death is immaterial now. No body knows when one will die. Death is inevitable to mankind. It can happen at anywhere and anytime.”
“I think these so call prophets should stop these false prophecies. If you know someone will die, what do you do about it. why do you wait till it happened and you come to tell us you know about his death? ” Mr Ackah stated.
In his tribute to the late former vice president, Amissah-Arthur, the Suaman MP said the demise of Mr. Amissah-Arthur was a great loss to the country and should be of concern to every Ghanaian.
He described him as a gentler, quieter and an unantagonistic character who lived incorruptible live throughout his days and time in the public office.
Mr Ackah said the former late Vice President was an asset to the nation as he was full of knowledge in the economic sector and described his passing as a big loss to the nation.
The Suaman MP, expressed his condolence to the Wife, Mrs Matilda Arthur, the Children and the entire Amissah Arthur family.
Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, former Vice President of the Republic passed away early morning on Friday June 29,2018.
He was said to have collapsed at the Airforce Gym, during a workout session and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital.
Before becoming Veep in August 2012, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
From 1983 to 1986, Amissah-Arthur served as a special assistant to the Secretary of Finance and Economic Planning, Kwesi Botchwey under the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC) government.
He also served as the Deputy Secretary for Finance in the PNDC government from February 1986 to March 1993.
From April 1993, he continued as the Deputy Minister for Finance in the under the Fourth Republic’s first government until March 1997.
Mr. Amissah-Arthur, 67, was appointed as Governor of the Bank of Ghana in October 2009 by then-President John Atta Mills.
He held that position until August 6, 2012, when he became Vice-President of Ghana following the death of Atta Mills.
He was survived by a wife and two children.
Many Ghanaians including former President John Mahama and President Akufo-Addo have expressed their condolences to the family of Mr. Amissah-Arthur while paying glowing tribute to the late former Vice President.
Source: the republic need online.com/Felix Engsalige Nyaaba