Anglican Bishop of Tamale passes


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Bolgatanga, Feb.  12, GNA – The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese
of Tamale, the Right Reverend Dr Jacob Kofi Ayeebo has passed on.

He died in the late
morning of Tuesday after his usual morning exercise at the Bolgatanga mission
house, where he heads the Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organisation

According to Cannon
Dennis Tong, Parish Priest of the Saint Cyprian Anglican Church, who spoke to
the Ghana News Agency, the Bishop was rushed to the Regional hospital in
Bolgatanga by some workers of ADDRO who had reported to work at the time, but
he was pronounced dead by doctors on arrival.

Before his demise,
the deceased Bishop was the immediate past Member of the Council of State for
the Upper East Region and the Board Chairman of the Toende Rural Bank with
headquarters in Zebilla, the Bawku West District capital.

He chaired several
Boards and Committees in the region including; the Health Assistant Training
school at Zuarungu before his death.

The body has been
moved to the Tamale Teaching hospital for autopsy and preservation.


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