The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has visited President John Agyekum Kufuor to commiserate with him and the family following the passing of his wife Theresa Kufuor. The former First Lady died on Sunday, October 1, 2023 after a prolonged illness.
President Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku led the Council on Sunday, October 8, 2023. Others included Mark Addo, Frederick Acheampong, Kingsley Osei Bonsu, Nana Sarfo Oduro, Dr. Gifty Oware-Mensah, Eugene Nobel Amon Noel and Gideon Fosu.
James Kwesi Appiah earlier visited the former President’s residence with the Interim Management Committee of Asante Kotoko after being granted permission by the Executive Council to do so.
The Council was joined by General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo (Esq.), Janice Odonkor – Executive Secretary to the President, Ama Brobey Williams and Michael Osekre.
President Simeon-Okraku later signed the book of Condolence and promised to marshal the football family for the the final funeral rites.
The public is hereby informed that the One-week observation of the late Theresa Kufuor will come off on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the Peduase residence of the former President.
The late Theresa Kufuor was known for her charitable works and her contributions to Ghana’s socio-economic development. She was the founder of the Mother and Child Community Development Foundation and played an instrumental role in the rehabilitation of the Osu Children’s Home in Accra.
The one-week observance is expected to draw a large crowd of individuals, dignitaries, and well-wishers who will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Theresa Kufuor.