Family of the late Fatawu Nambe Snr has reacted to media
publication that the deceased was a member of Pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante
group, the Invisible Forces, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed.
Nimaali Kobilla, a family member and an uncle to the deceased who spoke exclusively to MyNewsGh.com, expressed reservations about the series of publications on various media platforms about their relation who passed on last week after suffering a cardiac arrest.
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He categorically denied claims the late Fatawu was a member
of the pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group, Invisible Forces as well
as his presence at the recently held Ayawaso West Wuogon By-election.
“He was neither a member of the Invisible Forces nor took part as a member of the National Security in the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election as claimed”, he revealed.
According to him, the Adua (Prayers for the dead) of Fatawu
Nambe (Senior) will be held later today February 5, 2019 at Bawku South Natinga
in the Upper East Region.
Fatawu who is said to
be a native of Bawku in the Upper East Region has since been buried in
accordance with the Islamic custom by virtue of the fact he was a Muslim.
There were reports he was among hooded National Security operatives who had stormed the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election to shoot unarmed civilians, leading to the wounding of 18 with one victim said to be in critical condition.
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But the family has reacted to the claims insisting he has
never been part of the group and was based in Kwahu where he was assigned and
occasionally visits his family at Avenor a place he was before he fell ill and
was rushed to a nearby health facility where he was pronounced dead.
MyNewsGh.com apologized unreservedly to the Nambe family in
Bawku for misreporting the incident and wish to retract for any inconvenience it
might have caused.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2019
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