Tears flow as Dr. John Kumah’s remains arrive late MP for Ejisu

Tears flow as Dr. John Kumah’s remains arrive late MP for Ejisu

The remains of the late member of parliament for Ejisu, Dr. John Kumah, were seen arriving for last burial rituals this week, leaving relatives and allies in tears.

In a video uploaded on social media, numerous sympathizers gather to murn as the plane arrives carrying the body for burial.


Dr. John Kumah, the Deputy Minister of Finance, has died at age 45.
The Ejisu MP died in the early hours of Thursday, March 7, following a brief illness.

He leaves a legacy as a committed family man, and is survived by his wife, Apostle Mrs. Lilian Kumah, and six children.

Notably, Dr Kumah was the first Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP), where he played a critical role in establishing NEIP as a vital player in Ghana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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In 2018, NEIP taught 7,000 startups as part of the Presidential Business Support Programme and provided financial assistance to 1,350 beneficiaries.

Prior to his government employment, Dr. Kumah was a founding member and Managing Partner of Aduaprokye Chambers, a law firm, and also formed Majak Associates Ltd, a building and construction company.

He also has an Executive Masters’ degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Dr. Kumah began his academic career at the University of Ghana, where he acquired Bachelor’s degrees in Economics with Philosophy and Law, before being admitted to the Ghana Bar in 2013.

Dr. Kumah, an entrepreneur, lawyer, politician, and preacher, saw his numerous professions as a call to help humanity.

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