Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother – Mahama mourns with late former MP’s family

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday, visited the home of the late John Ndebugre in Accra to commiserate with his family.

The former MP for Zebilla died in his home in Zebilla in the Upper East Region.

Signing a book of condolence, Mr. Mahama wrote, “so shocked to learn of your sudden passing. You’ve been an elder brother, mentor and comrade.”

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

“Your words of advice and good counsel have served me well in my political career. Rest in peace, my big brother,” the former President added.

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

Mr Mahama was accompanied by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Zebilla, Cletus Avoka, NDC MP for Bawku West, Mahama Ayariga, NDC MP for Builsa North, James Agalga and other officials of the NDC.

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

The late John Akparibo Ndebugre was a lawyer and Member of Parliament for Zebilla on the ticket of the People’s National Convention (PNC).

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

He was a former Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) Secretary but later became an avowed critic of the regime.

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

On Friday, May 6, it was reported that Mr. Ndebugre had passed away.

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

According to reports, the former lawmaker who hails from Tinmonde in the Bawku West District died at home in Zebilla on that Friday afternoon.

Ndebugre was a mentor and an elder brother - Mahama mourns with late former MP's family

The vociferous politician is reported to have been battling an illness until his death, although it is unclear what caused his death.

He died at the age of 72.

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