Jake Obetsebi Lamptey died today, March 20, 2016 at age 70, prompting outpourings of grief from many Ghanaians on social media.
He died in London following a protracted illness.
The former national chairman NPP led the party into power in 2000.
"Jake" Obetsebi-Lamptey (born 4 February 1946) was a Ghanaian politician and a former television and radio producer.
He resigned his posts in July 2007 to campaign for the NPP nomination for the 2008 Presidential elections, but he lost.
Some Ghanaians took to social media to mourn the late Chairman of the NPP.
Below are some tweets: