14 Facts About Sir John


Sir John held several political positions including serving as general secretary of the New Patriotic Party.

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Sir John was serving as the chief executive officer of Forestry Commission of Ghana before his demise.

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Sir John attended Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School in Bekwai from where he obtained his GCE Ordinary level certificate.

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Sir John proceeded to obtain his GCE Advanced level certificate from Konongo Odumase Secondary School in Konongo.

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Sir John was admitted to study political science at the University of Ghana.

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Sir John then enrolled at the Ghana School of Law where he graduated with Bachelor of Laws.

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Sir John was later made to act as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the corporation.

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Sir John served as the general secretary of the New Patriotic Party from 2010 to 2014.

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Sir John lost his bid to secure a second term to Kwabena Agyapong.

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Sir John replaced Samuel Afari Dartey, whose term as the CEO had ended.

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Sir John's appointment was surprising to many Ghanaians because of many rumours that he was linked to the position of head of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority.

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Sir John thanked the president for the Forestry Commission appointment and believed that since he hailed from the forest zone of Ghana, he would be able to have a greater impact in that area.

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Sir John had criticised the Court for its actions in a criminal contempt case involving Sammy Awuku of the New Patriotic Party, and had implied that the justices' continuous mention of public radio discussions on cases that were before the court was a ploy by the court to curtail people from expressing themselves.

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Sir John died at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

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