One week memorial service for the late Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur will be held at the Ridge Church in Accra today.
The memorial service is scheduled to begin at 3pm and the dress code is black, according to family spokesperson Jabesh Amissah-Arthur.
The ex-Vice President Amissah-Arthur died at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra last Friday, June 29, 2018 after collapsing at the Airforce Gym in Burma Camp during his routine workouts.
Before becoming Veep in August 2012, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
From 1983 to 1986, Amissah-Arthur served as a special assistant to the Secretary of Finance and Economic Planning, Kwesi Botchwey under the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC) government.
He also served as the Deputy Secretary for Finance in the PNDC government from February 1986 to March 1993.
From April 1993, he continued as the Deputy Minister for Finance in the under the Fourth Republic’s first government until March 1997.
Mr. Amissah-Arthur was appointed as Governor of the Bank of Ghana in October 2009 by then-President John Atta Mills.
He held that position until August 6 2012, when he became Vice-President of Ghana following the death of Atta Mills.
By: Princeilla Mensah.