The former Deputy Western Regional Minister in the John Mahama administration, Alfred Ekow Gyan, popularly called “Abbot”, who passed on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, has been laid to rest.
It was reported that he passed after a short illness at the Maritime Hospital in Accra.
Mr Gyan failed to win the Takoradi Constituency Parliamentary seat for the NDC after two attempts and until his death was the Western Regional Chairman of the NDC Communication Committee and Regional President of the NDC Professionals Forum.
He was widely admired and approachable by all sides of the political divide.
Trained as an Engineer, he operated a construction firm which he continued to manage after the NDC lost power in 2016.