Jake’s death ‘hit us hard’ – NDC

The incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), says the death of the former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, hit them hard in the heart. Mr. Lamptey passed away on early Sunday morning in London after battling ill-health.

A statement signed by NDC’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, eulogized Obetsebi Lamptey saying Ghana’s political history cannot be written without the mention of his name.

“…We send out our heartfelt condolences to the immediate and extended families of the late former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party.”

“We also commiserate with the NPP in this moment of grief. In all honesty, contemporary Ghanaian political history cannot be written without the mention of Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey; and we pray the Good Lord finds a peaceful resting  place for his soul,” the statement added.

Jake Obetsebi Lamptey

Jake Obetsebi Lamptey

Below is the full statement:

Passing Away Of Jake Obetsebi Lamptey

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The sad news of the passing away of Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey has hit the National Democratic Congress (NDC) very hard in the heart and we send out our heartfelt condolences to the immediate and extended families of the late former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

We also commiserate with the NPP in this moment of grief.

In all honesty, contemporary Ghanaian political history cannot be written without the mention of Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey; and we pray the Good Lord finds a peaceful resting  place for his soul.

Jake; Ye ma wu due!

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah

(NDC General Secretary)

Sunday, March 20, 2016.

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