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Professor Yakubu Saaka is dead


2008-09-09 21:34:38
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Dr. Yakubu Saaka
A delegation from the Bole-Bamboi Traditional Area in the Northern Region, on Tuesday, called on Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, to formerly announce the death of Professor Yakubu Saaka, former Deputy Foreign Minister in the Third Republic.


Prof. Saaka, 63, who died in South Africa, on August 31, 2008, after a short illness, contested the presidential slot of the People's National Convention for Election 2008, but lost to Dr Edward Mahama. Kanzawura Yahaya, Leader of the delegation told the Vice President at the Osu Castle that the late Minister would be buried in Ohio in the US on September 13, 2008.

He said funeral arrangements in Ghana would be announced soon. Alhaji Mahama described the late Prof. Saaka as a personal friend, a good singer and a teacher who was a source of inspiration to a number of people in the North. He was survived by a wife and four children.

source: ghanaweb.com

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