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John Kumah to be laid to rest today

By Vincent Ashitey
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The late Deputy Finance Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejisu, Dr John Kumah will be laid to rest today, May 18, 2024.

Following a brief illness, the 45-year-old lawmaker passed away on March 7, leaving behind a wife and six children.

The funeral will take place at Onwe, a suburb of Ejisu in the Ashanti region, where his one-week observation was also held.

He will be laid in state at Onwie Roman Catholic School Park from 5:am and be interred at the Aduapakye Royal Cemetery.

A Thanksgiving service will be held in his honour on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Onwie Roman Catholic School Park.

Following his untimely demise, a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Boateng emerged as his successor in a by-election held on April 30.