The final funeral rites for the late Abraham Kwadwo Kwakye, a former Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister under the erstwhile John Agyekum Kufuor’s government today May 12, 2018, took place in Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo region.
His mortal remains after a solemn ceremony was later transferred to Kokofu where the body was finally laid to rest.
Tribute after tribute echoed his remarkable and dedicated commitment to public service and disciplinary nature throughout his life.
In attendance were Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, MP for Wenchi, Professor Gyan Baffour, a former Local Government Minister, Kwadwo Agyei Darko, Major Derek Oduro, MP for Nkoranza North and Kofi Amoakohene, MP for Atebubu-Amantin.
The rest were Municipal and District Chief Executives, former Black Stars striker, Baffour Gyan, party sympathisers, family members, friends as well as other dignitaries.
Abraham Kwadwo Kwakye died at his private residence in Atebubu on Monday, January 22, 2018 at age 70.
Nana Kwakye as he was affectionately called taught as a tutor at the Atebubu Senior High School in the 90s and even rose to become the Assistant Headmaster.
He was later transferred to the Atebubu District Education Office where he served in different portfolios for so many years.
In 2006, he was appointed as the Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister by former President John Agyekum Kufuor, a position he held until the NPP lost power in 2008.