News of the passing of the former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie aka Sir John this evening went viral.
The lawyer cum veteran politician reportedly passed away this evening at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
Even though details surrounding his death remain sketchy, GhanaXtra.com is reliably informed that the former Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission had days ago tested positive for COVID-19.
A highly placed source tells this portal that Sir John succumbed to complications of the disease while undergoing treatment at the ICU of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
May he rest in peace!