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25.08.2020 Obituaries

Final Funeral Rites For The Late Sir John Announced

Final Funeral Rites For The Late Sir John Announced
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The final funeral rites of the former CEO of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John would take place on October 29, 2020.

The information available to First News has it that the funeral rites of Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie would take place at his hometown Sakora Wonoo in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region.

He died from COVID-19 on July 1, 2020, his death spread like harmattan fire across the country.

Sir John became very popular when he lost his position as the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and is accredited with the phrase ‘Fear Delegates.”

A lawyer by profession he is also known for his humorous character and his love for people no matter their political affiliation.

The late Kwadwo Afriyie was born in the Ashanti Region o. He attended Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School in Bekwai from where he obtained his GCE Ordinary level certificate.

He proceeded to obtain his GCE Advanced level certificate from Konongo Odumase Secondary School in Konongo and later studied Political Science at the University of Ghana. He then enrolled at the Ghana School of Law where he graduated with Bachelor of Laws. After this he was admitted as a solicitor and counsel for the Supreme Court of Ghana.


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