Tribute NPP to celebrate Jake Obetsebi Lamptey anniversary

Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey died in London following a protracted illness.

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP), will today Monday, March 20, 2017, hold a ceremony to observe the one year passing of its former National Chairman, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey.

A church service will take place at the Ridge Church at 8:00am.

Acting General Secretary of the party John Boadu said "Jake’s contribution to the NPP can never be forgotten even in death, hence the celebration."

Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey died in London following a protracted illness.

The former national chairman NPP led the party into power in 2000.

 

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Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey (born 4 February 1946) was a Ghanaian politician and a former television and radio producer.

From 2005 to July 2007, Obetsebi-Lamptey served as Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations in the cabinet of President John Kufuor. Previously Obetsebi-Lamptey was Minister of Tourism and Modernization of the Capital (2002–05) and Minister of Information (2001–02).

He resigned his posts in July 2007 to campaign for the NPP nomination for the 2008 Presidential elections, but he lost.

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