The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa is bereaved.
Information picked by Coverghana.com.gh confirmed that, Mr. Theophilus Brown Okudzeto, the father of the North Tongu Lawmaker is deceased.
This was noticed after social media has been engulfed throughout this week purporting to report the alleged bereavement of Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa after it alleged his father passed on to glory during the hours of Thursday, July 1, 2021.
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Though the bereaved family is yet to officially announce the demise of Mr. Theophilus Brown Okudzeto, the North Tongu Communication Bearue of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has released a statement consoling the MP and the bereaved family.
In a public statement, the Communications Officer of the North Tongu Constituency Mr. Mornyuie Kennedy said, “We are aware the North Tongu fraternity is with baited breath expecting to hear this sad news from their most trusted communications unit of NDC North Tongu to confirm or deny the report. We expected the family to officially issue a statement in that regard but it’s never coming. Per what we gathered so far from family sources, the family is unwilling to put the issue into the public sphere as yet citing Covid-19 as the major determining factor” He explained.
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He further indicated that, though the family is still silent on the issue, series of meetings are underway for the funeral arrangements.
Mr. Ablakwa in an interview with Randy Abbey, the host of Metro TV’s Good Morning Ghana said he prefers to keep family issues private when asked on the father’s death.
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Speaking to the issue, the MP revealed that his father had been unwell for some time after he returned to Ghana from the United States of America.
“On behalf of the Constituency Chairman, Constituency Executives Committee, and on my own accord, we extend our deepest condolences to Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa and the family in general for their lost. Your pain is our pain – we are in this together” Mornyuie Kennedy.