• The late MCE reportedly died on Friday afternoon after a short illness weeks after his driver reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo in his address of the nation on Sunday, June 14th, 2020, discloses the death of the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Anthony Kobina Kurentsir Sam.
The MCE of Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Anthony Kobina K. Sam died after being infected with the novel coronavirus disease.
The death of the MCE went viral but the family debunked the assertion. The late MCE reportedly died on Friday afternoon after a short illness weeks after his driver reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. President Akufo-Addo in the conclusion of his address the nation said the statesman died of the virus. "In conclusion, permit me to pay brief tribute to the memory of an old and valiant colleague in the struggle of the New Patriotic Party and in the work of the Akufo-Addo government, the Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, the Chief Executive of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Hon. K.K Sam, Egya Sam to me and many, whose efforts in enforcing social distancing protocols at the Sekondi and Takoradi markets were, recently, highly commended by me, and who sadly passed away on Friday, as a result of a COVID-related death" the President said.
May his soul rest in perfect peace in the bosom of the Almighty until the Last Day of the Resurrection, when we shall all meet again.
The president seized the opportunity to wish Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu a speedy recovery from the virus.
"Let us also wish our hardworking Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, MP for Dormaa Central, a speedy recovery from the virus, which he contracted in the line of duty, and is a stable condition" he added.
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