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Friday, 29 June 2018

Former Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur Passes On

Former Vice President of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has passed away.

Report indicates that he collapsed at Airforce Gym on Friday morning during a workout session, and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital.

Mr Amissah-Arthur became Veep in August 2012, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.

From 1983 to 1986, he 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 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.

May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace!!!

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