Information reaching Awake News has indicated that the deadly coronavirus has killed two prominent Ghanaians this morning.
The National Security Coordinator of the Republic of Ghana, Joshua Kyeremeh and Nana Benyin Pratt, a Communications Expert and a Lecturer at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) who is the younger brother of Mr. Kwesi Pratt, the Veteran Journalist are reported dead of Covid-19.
Mr. Kyeremeh is said to have died Monday morning [Jan 18, 2021] at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, following a short illness.
Joshua Kyeremeh was a Ghanaian politician and administrator.
He was a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and was one of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s first appointees in 2017 during his first term.
A consummate intelligence professional, he had been holding the position of National Security Coordinator since 2017.
Kyeremeh was a product of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and a former Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), now known as National Intelligence Bureau (NIB).
He worked for over 22 years at the BNI, where he served at command levels in the Northern, Upper East, Ashanti and Greater Accra Regions.
He also served as head of the Investigations Unit of the Bureau. He rose to become the Deputy Director BNI and ultimately, the Director BNI from 2005 to 2009.
Kyeremeh was part of the transition team after the December 7, 2020 elections.