Sir John was my brother – Asiedu Nketia reacts to death of former NPP General Secretary


The General Secretary of the opposition NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has reacted to news of the death of former General Secretary of the governing NPP, Lawyer Kojo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John.

In an interview with Okay FM, Mr Asiedu Nketia remarked that he and the late Sir John, even though were on the opposite divide of political leanings shared a relationship that made them relate as brothers.

“Sir John was a brother to me even though we were not born by the same mother. I’ve known him for over 20 years now.

When we both became General Secretaries of the two leading political parties, we both decided to maintain our relationship and not allow anything to come between us. So, he was a brother to me,” a sad Asiedu Nketia remarked.

General Mosquito shared in the interview some of his memories with the late Sir John, including how he stood by Sir John in 2013 when he was cited by the Supreme Court for contempt during the election petition.

Mr Nketia added that the late Sir John due to the relationship they had spent three days in his home during the funeral of his late mother.

“I was deeply touched, when my mum died, he spent three days at my home and it’s not as if he slept in a hotel. He spent all the three days at my home, we ate together, slept together and when everybody was gone and I was feeling sad he made sure to console me.” He said

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