NPP Mourns Haruna Esseku, Directs all Party Flags to fly at Half Mast


Story by: Ishmael Barfi

The governing party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has directed that, all party flags should fly at half mast.

This directive is to mourn the death of it’s former chairman, Haruna Esseku which occured on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 and also as a mark of respect, in honour of his memory.

This was contained in a Press Release issued and signed by the party’s General Secretary, Justin Kodua Frimpong in Accra.

According to the Release, the Late Haruna Esseku was a great source of inspiration and wise counsel to the party and was also revered by many as a symbol of peace between 2001 and 2005.

The Late Haruna Esseku who served as the National Chairman of the party worked tirelessly to unite and lead the party to win the 2004 General Elections.

“He was a consummate, having served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu-Effutu-Senya Constituency in the Second Republic, and a Minister for Transport and Communications in the Busia administration.

To the party, Haruna Esseku’s contributions to the Danquah-Busia-Dambo political tradition and Ghana at large cannot be  overemphasized.

And that, his passing is therefore, a huge loss to both the New Patriotic Party and the country, we have indeed, lost a father, mentor, and colossus”, the Release stated.

Furthermore, the party, NPP accordingly extends its heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, the good people of Senya Breku, and all Ghanaians for such a great loss.

“The party stands with s with them in these difficult times and would provide then with the needed support”, it said

Source: www.thenewindependentonline.com


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