Who is Francis Kofi Okesu, Krachi East MCE?
Francis Kofi Okesu was the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Krachi East in the Oti Region of Ghana.
He also served as the Principal Disaster Control Officer at the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO).
Francis Kofi Okesu is the former Public Relations Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for Krachi East.
He was appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Krachi East MCE in 2021 after he won the 2020 Presidential election.
Francis Kofi Okesu was confirmed as the Krachi East MCE in October 2021.
Krachi East MCE, Francis Kofi Okesu cause of death: What killed Krachi East MCE, Francis Kofi Okesu?
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Krachi East in the Oti Region, Francis Kofi Okesu, has been found dead in a hotel room in Kumasi.
The Ghana Police Service found the lifeless body of Francis Kofi Okesu in a supine position in bed naked with his left arm hanging beside the bed on Sunday.
According to the Police,a careful examination of the body by health professionals found no marks of violence.
Reports revealed that the deceased had checked into the hotel late on Friday, September 2, 2022 with his driver, Sylvester Attah.
MCE’s driver, Sylvester Attah however, left to lodge in a different hotel.
Francis Kofi Okesu had not been seen since he checked into the hotel and efforts to reach him proved futile.
Investigations established that Francis Kofi Okesu could also not reach him on the scheduled day of return to Dambai on Sunday, September 4.
An official complaint was lodged with the Police by the Manager of the said hotel in Kumasi.
Subsequently, the Police broke into his room only to find the dead body of Francis Kofi Okesu.
The Regional Crime Scene team of the police proceeded to the crime scene to begin investigations into what could have led to his death.
Police sources say they have conducted a search of the room but have found nothing incriminating so far.
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, Municipal Chief Executive of Oforikrom, Abraham Antwi, and other security operatives have been to the scene.
The body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.