Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, is dead.

He is reported to have died in Accra after a short illness.

Until his death, Sir John was the CEO of the Forestry Commission.

He died after testing positive for Covid-19.

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He succumbed to complications of the disease while undergoing treatment at the ICU of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.