Credible information reaching this portal indicates that a former Deputy Minister in the Agyekum Kufuor led government, Alhaji Awudu Yirimea has passed on.
Alhaji Yirimea per checks by this portal has not been well for sometime now as he was battling an unknown illness.
According to a close family source, Alhaji Yirimea died at an unknown health facility in Accra yesterday.
He served as both Deputy Regional Minister and Deputy Minister of Local Government Rural Development and Environment during the erstwhile Kufuor regime.
He will be buried in line with Islamic traditions in Bawku in the Upper East region tomorrow.