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BREAKING: Ghana’s High Commissioner To Nigeria, Rashid Bawa Confirmed Dead

Ghana’s high commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa has been confirmed dead.

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Ghana’s high commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa has been confirmed dead.

VerseNews reports that his death was confirmed in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.

Bawa, who was appointed to the position in 2017 by President Nana Akufo-Addo, was reported to have died on Thursday.

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and a distinguished diplomat, Bawa previously served as Ghana’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2008.

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He also represented the Akan constituency in the Ghanaian parliament as an independent candidate from 2001 to January 2005.

Bawa’s death comes shortly after the passing of John Kumah, Ghana’s deputy minister for finance and member of parliament for Ejisu constituency.

President Akufo-Addo praised Kumah for his dedication to serving the country and his commitment to improving the lives of Ghanaians.

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“His unwavering dedication to service, his tireless commitment to the betterment of our nation, and his profound passion for uplifting the lives of the people of Ejisu and Ghana were evident to all who had the privilege of knowing him,” the president said.

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