2018 National Farmers Day: National Best farmer awardee dies in Tamale

By Mutala Yakubu
National Farmers Day
2018 National Farmers Day: National Best farmer awardee dies in Tamale

A sad event has occurred as one of the awardees of this year's National Farmers Day has passed on whilst attending the ceremony in Tamale.


Issah Nayawu, 46, was one of the award winners from the Volta Region who are to receive awards at the national event at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale today December 7, 2018.

His demise occurred on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, in Tamale after a short illness.

He has since been buried in line with Islamic custom and tradition.

The deceased is from Jasikan in the Volta Region and died six days after arriving in Tamale for the awards ceremony.

The Chairman of the National Farmers Awards Winners, Mr. Davies Narh Korboe confirmed the death to the media in Tamale on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

He expressed his condolence to the bereaved family and added that Mr. Nayawu would be awarded posthumously.

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