The NDC USA chapter has observed the death of its former National Chairman, Dr. Kwabena Adjei as sadness and great shock to the party.
The former National Democratic Congress (NDC) national chairman passed away Tuesday morning after battling illness. He was 76.
According to the NDC USA Chapter Chairperson, Vivian Maame Aba Dadzie "The NDC USA fraternity has learnt with a great shock and sadness of the passing on of our beloved Former Chairman, Hon. Dr. Kwabena Adjei".
She emphasized that, "Chairman Kwabena Adjei will be most remembered for the various roles he played in parliament, government and as party
She added that, "His service to country and party was remarkable, one with distinction, dedication, devotion and selflessness".
"He excelled in all aspects of his public life", she noted.
She opined 'His leadership was remarkable and worthy of emulation and his dedication to the advancement and betterment of the lives of
the citizenry of Ghana was unmatched".
Adding that, "We stand with the party to mourn the loss of one of our greatest leaders and party stalwarts".
She lamented "Hon. Chairman you shall be solely missed".
"We in the NDC USA therefore express our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and May His Gentle Soul Rest In Perfect Peace", she concluded.
Dr. Kwabena Adjei until his passing was a member of the Council of Elders of the NDC, 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.
He also served as a Former Minister for Lands & Forestry, Former Minister for Food & Agriculture and Former Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.
Mr. Adjei entered politics in 1978 and was elected as a Council Member of the Jasikan District Council in the Volta region.
He subsequently served as Member of Parliament for the Biakoye Constituency from 1993 to 1996. He was re-elected in 1996 and served in that position till 2004.
In that time, he served as First Deputy Majority Chief Whip from 1993 to 1994.
In 2005, he became the National Chairman for the NDC and served in that role till 2014.