The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has declared 3-day mourning following the death of its Former Chairman Dr Kwabena Adjei.
The sudden death of the Former National Chairman Dr. Kwabena Adjei, occurred at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital after a short illness in the early hours of Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
In a statement signed by the General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, he said all party flags will fly at half mast in his honour.
“The Functional Executive Committee has declared three (3) days of mourning in memory of our Former Leader. During this period all party flags should fly at half-mast and all party activities suspended,” he said.
“Dr. Kwabena Adjei until his passing was a member of the Council of Elders of the party, a Former Member of Parliament for Biakoye Constituency, a Former PNDC Deputy Secretary for Volta Region and Former PNDC Deputy Secretary for Industries, Science & Technology,” the statement noted.
“He also served as a Former Minister for Lands & Forestry, Former Minister for Food & Agriculture and Former Minister for Parliamentary Affairs in the 4th Republic,” the statement said of his achievements.
“As a consequence, the NEC Meeting and the Induction Ceremony of the Flagbearer scheduled for tomorrow Wednesday 13th March 2019 has been postponed and a new date will be communicated in due course,” the statement added.
The statement also consoled the family of the late party chairman