Funerals are banned temporally in Ghana, as measures by the President to help curb the spread of the deadly Covid-19. But soon after renewing the Executive Instrument, which legally gave the banning a backing, jut last month June, there was the funeral of late CEO of the Forestry Commission, and one-time NPP General Secretary, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, also known as Sir John.
Charles Owusu, an aide to the late former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, has indicated that he is ready to go to jail for his former boss. According to him, Ghanaians have suddenly forgotten the legacies of Sir John and are rather condemning the crowd that attended his funeral.
The Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper Abdul Malik Kweku Baaku, has said on Good Morning Ghana on Metro TV this morning, Thursday, June 3, 2021, that there is only one person that can tell the actual cause of the death of NPP's big wig, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie aka Sir John.
Former boss of the Forestry Commission of Ghana, lawyer and politician, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known by most Ghanaians as ‘Sir John’ who died last year will be buried today. He passed away in Accra and his mortal remains has been kept there since then.
"Where Is The Leadership, Mr President?" -Samson Takes On Nana Addo For Breaching COVID-19 Protocols
The host of Joy FM’s news analysis show, Newsfile, has skewered President Nana Addo and the political class for breaching COVID-19 protocols during the funeral rites of the late New Patriotic Party General Secretary, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, aka, Sir John. According to Samson Lardy Anyenini, there is a danger for the Ghanaian society if leaders make rules and then break them recklessly without any consequences.
Former General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, affectionately called Sir John finally laid to rest today. He worked very hard and tireless to serve his party and Ghana as a whole. His death brought shock to so many Ghanaians because his sickness was not heard, all of sudden his death was announced.
A resident of Sakura Wonoo claim that the leadership of the New Patriotic Party have really disgraced Sir John. According to him, the roads and other infrastructure of Sir John's hometown, Sakura Wonoo, should have been developed before his death considering the contribution from him towards the victory of the NPP during the 2016 and 2020 election.
Kindly follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. With that been said, let’s get right into this article. The prominent Ghanaian journalist, Kwesi Pratt has caused massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms after expressing worry over the overcrowding during public gatherings like funerals whilst boldly questioning the government over #FixTheCountry demo which was recently halted due to Covid19.
The Ghanaian US based investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Taylor has stated that member of parliament for North Tongu constituency, Hon Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has indicated that President Akufo-Addo should be impeached for breaking the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) by attending the funeral of former General Secretary of the NPP, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, aka Sir John some few days ago which was discussion amongst Ghanaians in the country.
The National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, has expressed that, the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as "Sir John or Wofa," was a man who never kept the wrongs of his offenders in mind and was in good terms with all people, irrespective of one's political affiliation.
Minority group in parliament demands apology from President Akuffo Addo over the violation of the Covid 19 safety protocols at the funeral of the late Forestry Commission's boss, Hon. Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John. The final passage rite of his death took place at Sakora Wono in the Ashanti region of Ghana, the durbar saw a large crowd of people with a few of them following the Covid 19 precautionary measures put out by the president.
Ghana is in mourning as the one of her political figures goes home today. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly called Sir John is being mourned by Ghanaians especially members of the New Patriotic Party. Sir John was a former General Secretary of the NPP and was the Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission before his demise.
The president Nana Addo Dankwah Akufu-Addo and his vice Dr.Bawumia have shown thier last respect to the late sir John during his funeral at his residence at sakora. when it comes in the historical politics and the forestry commission team we can't go without mentioning this man's name.
As the final funeral rights of Sir John commences today, the president of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, is currently in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region to pay his final respect to his friend and party member. In a couple of photos sighted online, the president is seen in a black cloth wrapped around him with his nose mask on.
The people of Sakora Wonoo and the whole people in Ghana are in a state of mourning as one of Ghana lawyer and politician, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie is laid to rest today. Hon. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie is popularly known as Sir John and he was the CEO of Forestry Commission and held several political positions in the NPP party which includes the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party.
The President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander in chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, Dr William Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, stormed the funeral grounds of the former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party and Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known in his political career as Sir John, emotionally drained.
The Biography Of Sir John Early Life Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John was born in the Ashanti Region of Ghana in the year 1957. He attended Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School in Bekwai from where he obtained his GCE Ordinary level certificate (O level).
Ghanaians Reacts To Sir John's Mansion Tomb [Photos]. Most Ghanaians have reacted to Sir John's mansion tomb on social media which has gone viral. Former CEO of Forestry Commission and General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after a short illness.
Sir John (Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie) was a popular figure in the political and social terrain. Until his sad demise last year, he was the Boss at the Forestry Commission of Ghana, a position he assumed in 2017. Aside that, he was a renowned lawyer.
Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has been finally laid to rest in his ‘house tomb’ in his hometown at Sakora Wonoo in the Kwabre East district in the Ashanti region. The mortal remains of ‘Sir John’ as he was popularly known was laid in state for public viewing today, where loved ones and family filed pass.