Former Trade and Industry Minister and New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer hopeful, Alan Kyeremanten has eulogized late Black Stars player, Christian Atsu for a life well lived.
“He displayed discipline and he was kindhearted. As a national celebrity, this is the kind of disposition and comportment that I hope that all those who are privileged and honoured enough to be in such positions to learn from Christian Atsu’s life.
Atsu died while trapped under rubble after an earthquake hit Turkey and Syria.
A one-week observation has been held on March 4, 2023, ahead of the late player’s final funeral rites.
Mr Kyeremanten attended the commemoration event held in Accra to sympathize with the bereaved family.
He used the opportunity to sign the book of condolence opened for the late player.
The flagbearer hopeful charged footballers and celebrities to emulate Atsu’s life.
Mr Kyeremanten added,” you can see the outpouring of love not only in Ghana but all over the world following his demise. This is a real testament to the kind of person he was.”
The politician was among other dignitaries in attendance at the event.
Christian Atsu’s mortal remains arrived in Ghana on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
It was received by the family and a government delegation led by Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia in a brief ceremony
The final funeral rites will be held at the forecourt of the state house on March 17, 2023.
Government has assured of funding the late player’s rites.
By Rudolph Nandi
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