The late Chairman of the Council of Elders of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) CK Tedam epitomized honesty, loyalty, humility and wisdom, according Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
According to Dr. Bawumia, the late Mr. Tedam served Ghana and the NPP with dedication, dignity and zeal.
‘’Samira Bawumia and I condole with his family, the New Patriotic Party and Ghana at large for the demise of this great man’’ the vice president said in statement.
Read his full statement below:
I have received with sadness the death of our father and venerable statesman Mr.Clement Kubindiwor Tedam affectionately called C.K Tedam.
He epitomised honesty, loyalty, humility, wisdom and was a source of inspiration to me and anyone who was privileged to know him.
He served Ghana and the New Patriotic Party with dedication, dignity, and zeal.
Mr. Tedam served as a Member of Parliament during the colonial era and was a founding member of the Northern People’s Party. He was appointed the Minister of Local Government under Supreme Military Council junta.
With the return to democracy in 1992, Mr Tedam became a founding father of the New Patriotic Party and later a member of the Council of State under former President John Agyekum Kufuor.
Until his demise, he was the Chairman of the NPP’s Council of elders.
Samira Bawumia and I condole with his family, the New Patriotic Party and Ghana at large for the demise of this great man.
This is a life to be celebrated.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.