Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei Opare and other high-ranking government officials have graced the one-week ceremony of the late father of Executive Chairman and founder of the Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong.

Late Opanyin Samuel Kwame Agyepong will be buried on September 10, in his hometown at Obo Kwahu in the Eastern Region.

This was announced by the Agyepong family during the one-week passing of their beloved father at his residence at Teshie Nungua Estate in Accra on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Bawumia, NPP and NDC bigwigs mourn with Jospong CEO

The occasion also brought Ministers of State, Members of Parliament (MPs), pastors, chiefs, business moguls, politicians from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition NDC and gospel musicians, including Elder Mireku, to the residence of Opanyin Agyepong.

Bawumia, NPP and NDC bigwigs mourn with Jospong CEO

These dignitaries included the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey; former CEO of Bui Power Authority, Fred Oware; Deputy Education Minister, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour; Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah and Majority Leader, Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu.

Others are former Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho; MP for Ningo Pampram, Sam George; MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong; General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah and former MP for Awutu Senya West, George Andah among others.

Bawumia, NPP and NDC bigwigs mourn with Jospong CEO

Several donations from the mourners who attended the ceremony included cash and other items.

Chief Corporate Communications Officer of JGC, Sophia Kudjordji, thanked all those who came to commiserate with Dr Agyepong and his family, especially Dr Bawumia.

Bawumia, NPP and NDC bigwigs mourn with Jospong CEO

“It has been an amazing show of love to the Executive Chairman and Founder of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr Agyepong,” she expressed.

She also used the opportunity to urge Ghanaians to come in their numbers to mourn with the Agyepong family during the burial.