‘May Allah Forgive Amissah Authur’s Sins’ – Ayariga

“May Allah protect him and forgive him of his sins wherever he is. We are all sad with the development” - Founder of the All People's Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, prayed in reaction to the demise of former President, Kwasi Amissah-Arthur.

The politician cum businessman expressed shock over the sudden death of the former second gentleman of the country whom he described as a friend.

Speaking in an interview with Accra FM, Ayariga described Amissah Authur as a ‘fine gentleman’ who never used abusive words in politics.

“This is a man who never used abusive words against his opponents in the campaign, he has a calm personality” he said

Mr Amissah-Arthur died on Friday, 29 June 2018.

Reports indicated that he collapsed at the Airforce Gym on Friday morning during a workout session, and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Amissah-Arthur was the sixth Vice-President of Ghana, in office from 6 August 2012 until 7 January 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama. Previously, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.