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Late Ejisu MP laid to rest  

The mortal remains of the former Member of Parliament (MP) of Ejisu, Dr John Ampontua Kumah, was on Saturday laid to rest at Onwe, his hometown, near Ejisu, at a solemn ceremony amid glowing tributes. 

Dr Kumah, who was also a Deputy Minister of Finance, died on March 7, 2024, after a short illness. 

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The Vice President, Dr Mohamudu Bawumia, who led a government delegation to observe the final funeral rites, eulogised the late lawmaker for his contribution to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and to national development. 

He recounted the support he received from Dr Kumah in his bid to become the flag-bearer of the NPP. 

“True to his public pledge, John supported me strongly, when I finally announced my decision to contest as flag-bearer of the party, campaigning with me at every nuke and cranny of the country,” Dr Bawumia said. 

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“He desired to see me win the December election and I pray that God will grant his desires for me and the party and the country.” 

Source: GNA

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