The Vice-President, last Saturday joined some Ghanaian dignitaries from both side of the political divide in the Teshie-Nungua Estate residence of Opanyin Samuel Kwame Agyepong, the late father of the Executive Chairman and Founder of the Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, to mark a One Week ceremony, since his departure.
Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey and Fred Oware.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) was led by its General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, Kofi Totobi Kwakye, Peter Boamah Otokunor, Vincent Kuagbenu former Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, MP for Ningo Pampram, Sam George among others to mourn with Dr Siaw Agyepong and his family.
Also present, were many functionaries of the Akufo-Addo government, including the Deputy Education Minister, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Chief of Staff, Mrs. Akosua Frema Opare, Majority Leader, Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, MP for Assin Central, Ken Agyapong, the MP for Essikado Joe Ghartey, George Andah, former MP, Awutu Senya West among others.
The late Opanyin Samuel Kwame Agyepong, who died at age 98, will be laid to rest on September 10, 2022, in his hometown at Obo Kwahu in the Eastern Region.
The sombre occasion, also brought together pastors, chiefs, business moguls to the residence of Opanyin Agyepong.
There were cash and donations from the mourners who attended the ceremony held in the Agyepong Family House off-Life Road, near the Teps School Park inside the Teshie-Nungua Estate – Accra.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the ceremony, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer of JGC, Sophia Kudjordji, thanked all those who came to commiserate with Dr. Agyepong and his family, especially Vice President Bawumia.
“It’s been an amazing show of love to the Executive Chairman and founder of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Agyepong,” she expressed.
She used the opportunity to encourage Ghanaians to come in their numbers to mourn with the Agyepong family during the burial scheduled on September 10, this year, in Obo Kwahu.