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Upper West Regional NPP Chairman passes away at 76

The Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Saanbaye Basilide Kangbere, has reportedly passed away at his home at Adjiringano, Accra, on Friday, June 7, 2024.

He was 76 years old.

The news was confirmed by Tanko Dauda Daniel, the Upper West Regional Secretary of the NPP, to citinewsroom.com.

However, he noted that the party is yet to receive official communication from Dr. Kangberee’s family.

Other reports indicate that Dr. Kangberee had been battling renal health issues for some time.

Following his demise, the First Vice Chairman of the NPP in the Upper West Region, Adul-Rahman Aziz, is expected to assume the role of chairman.

In 2022, Dr. Kangberee was reelected as the Upper West Regional Chairman of the NPP, narrowly defeating his main contender, Alhaji Mahama Toyina.

Dr. Kangberee secured 130 votes out of a total of 242 valid votes cast, while Mr. Toyina received 112 votes.

 

Source: Ghanaweb

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