Social media has erupted with condolences following the death of former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John.

He is reported to have died in Accra on Wednesday after a short illness.

Until his death, Sir John was the CEO of the Forestry Commission.

Some well-wishers took to social media to share their condolences with the family of Sir John.