The Mayor of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, K.K. Sam died of COVID-19.
This was confirmed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday, June 14, 2020.
The MCE died on Friday, June 12, 2020, while receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre where he was rushed to after falling sick.
Hon Sam was admitted at Effia-Nkwantan Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 6, 2020 where he received medical treatment and subsequently referred to UG Medical Centre on Sunday, July 7, 2020 for further attention,” a statement from the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly noted.
The Assembly said it will announce burial preparations.
Mr Sam, who was sworn into office in April 2017, having been confirmed by the General Assembly on March 24, 2017, was a renowned educationist and an administrator.