The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has paid tribute to former Old Tafo Member of Parliament, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei.
Mr. Alban Bagbin said Dr Akoto Osei’s demise has saddened his heart.
According to him, the death is a shock to the whole nation, which he has not come to terms with.
“We will play our roles and do all we can to assuage the pain of such a shock not only to the family, but to the whole nation. I was sad when I heard about his death.
I think it’s proper we observe a minute of silence for his soul…may his soul and all the departed souls rest in perfect peace,” he said.
Mr Alban Bagbin made this known on Tuesday, March 21, before the commencement of proceedings.
Following Dr Akoto Osei’s death, a number of statesmen and women have eulogised him.
These personalities include the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
In a tribute to the former Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Bawumia said the deceased was a “good friend” of his.
Dr Bawumia said the former Minister’s fidelity to the country’s development was unquestionable.
He thus expressed his complete shock following Dr. Akoto Osei’s passing
“I have heard with shock, the passing of Hon. Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, former MP and Minister of the Republic.
“Dr. was a very good friend and one of the people I worked closely with as a Deputy Governor and Vice President of the Republic.
“His dedication to serving mother Ghana was unpaired and his fidelity to the country’s development was unquestionable,” he said in a Facebook post on Monday.
The late Dr Anthony Akoto Osei was a Ghanaian banker and politician.
He was a Minister of state at the Finance Ministry under President Kufuor’s regime.
Dr Osei served as Member of Parliament for five terms.
He died on Monday, March 20, 2023 after a short illness.
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