The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, his Vice Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and other members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday, May 20, stormed Kumawu for the funeral rites of the late MP for the Kumawu constituency, Philip Basoah.
The late MP who died on March 27 was laid to rest in Kumawu on Saturday.
His funeral rites attracted members from both the NPP and the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Amongst other dignitaries seen at the funeral grounds were a failed presidential hopeful of the NDC, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, 2nd lady Samira Bawumia, Ashanti regional Chairman of NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly known as Chairman ‘Wontumi’.
Others include: NPP National Chairman, Stephen Ntim, Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Stephen Asamoah Boateng, NPP parliamentary candidate for Kumawu, Ernest Yaw Ntim, National Organiser of NPP, Henry Nana Boakye popularly known as ‘Nana B’, NDC parliamentary candidate Kwasi Amankwaa widely known as ‘Tom Cee’, amongst others.
Dr. Bawumia in a Facebook post said the NPP, constituents of the late MP and Ghana as a whole are grateful for his services.
“Fare thee well, my brother, friend and colleague patriot, Philip Basoah. The NPP, Kumawu Constituency, and Ghana are grateful for your services. Rest in peace,” the Vice President wrote on his Facebook page.