Entertainment Sat, 30 Jun 2018

Showbiz personalities react to death of Amissah-Arthur

Several Ghanaian celebrities have expressed shocked with regards to the demise of the former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.

Amongst entertainment personalities who have paid tribute to the former Bank of Ghana Governor, eulogizing as one of the gentle Ghanaian politicians.

Mr Amissah-Arthur reportedly collapsed at the Air Force Gym early Friday and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He was the fifth Vice-President of the Fourth Republic and was in office from August 6, 2012, until January 7, 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama.

Actor John Dumelo who actively campaigned for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during the 2016 elections, tweeted: “RIP Uncle Kwesi. U served Ghana well.”

“R.I.P Former Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur. God rest your Soul #MightyJesus,” Rapper Edem said.


Comedian DKB in a tweet said: “Apparently our Vice President Amissah Arthur collapse during his early morning workout and was pronounced DOA at 37 military hospital.”

“If the above info is true, don’t use it as an excuse not to work out, obesity is still deadly. Thanks,” he noted.

Bola Ray, in a tweet, said “RIP to former Vice President of Ghana Kwesi Amissah Arthur. May your gentle soul rest in peace.”

Actress Ama K Abebrese, in a tweet, said she was really saddened by the news.

“I’m saddened by the news of the death of former Vice President of Ghana. He was truly one of the most genuine people I’ve had the pleasure to meet. A fine politician and gentleman. Rest well Sir. #RIPAmissahArthur”


Starr Fm’s mid-morning show host, Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD) described the Former Vice President Amissah-Arthur as a noble character.

Sad to hear about the passing of former Vice President, Paa Kwasi Amissa Arthur. A man of a very noble character….we became friends when I was at Radio Gold, when he was at the Bank of Ghana.

He’d invite us annually to join him for his birthday or colleagues at Radio Gold would crush at his house and he’s always happy to see us.

His wife, Auntie Matilda, my church elder assisted to cut my wedding cake.

He was very approachable and would look deep into your eyes, listen attentively and would occasionally say something witty… He’d walk straight to you at public places even in his days as Vice President. Condolences to the family!May God grant him a restful repose,” Kofi Okyere Darko.


“Life truly is short…You served your time… Rest sir..It’s in Gods hands..#Ghanamourns #AmissahArthur,” Host of Lifestyle Cafe on Live Fm, Jeremie tweeted.

Sammy Forson also tweeted, “My condolences to his family, the NDC and the entire nation. RIP former Vice President H.E Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur.”

Source: kasapafmonline.com
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