The funeral rites of the politician popularly known as Sir John drew many Ghanaians – family, friends, and residents of the community to file past his remains to pay their last respect.
President Akufo-Addo, top New Patriotic Party (NPP) officials, and other political dignitaries all paid their last respect to him.
The mortal remains of the affable politician will later be put to rest at the Sakora Wonoo family cemetery.
The late Sir John died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 after a short illness
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (popularly known as Sir John) was born in 1952. He was a lawyer and politician. He held several political positions including serving as general secretary of the NPP. He was serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Forestry Commission of Ghana before his demise.