The remains of an unsung hero and founder of the American Pan-African Union Association, Lord Ike Boateng, will be laid to rest on Saturday, August 29.

Mr. Boateng died on June 18, 2020.

He will be laid in state at the GIHOC Grounds in Accra on August 29, and later buried at the Nyankumasi Ahenkro.

Lord Ike Boateng with President Akufo-Addo

Lord Ike Boateng was a prominent member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and inventor of the party’s membership card.

He was a close friend of former President John Agyekum Kufuor and current Liberian President, George Weah.

Lord Ike Boateng once served as the International Representative of GIHOC Distillery and was credited for stopping the counterfeiting of GIHOC products in Liberia.

Lord Ike Boateng with former President J.A. Kufuor

He is also one of the backbones of Tabia Herbal mixtures.

A philosopher and inventor, Lord Ike Boateng during his stay in the United States helped to advance the cause of Africans and promote African unity.