Regional News of Saturday, 10 May 2014
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Friday, expressed gratitude to its supporters and sympathisers who mourned with the party during the funeral rites of the two Deputy Women Organisers who died in a car crash.
“The NDC members show of solidarity during this mourning period, especially at the burial of Hajia Adiza Sali, the Deputy Women Organiser in accordance with Islamic tradition needs commendation.
“We call on the members to continue to show love and support to the family of our beloved departed sister Hajia Sali,” Mr. Kobina Ade Coker, NDC Greater Accra Regional Chairman told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra.
Two Deputy Women Organisers of the governing NDC in the Greater Accra and Volta Regions died in an accident on Saturday, April 27.
Hajia Sali and Agnes Tia died on the spot when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a Yutong bus on the Kintampo-Kumasi road.
The Greater Accra Regional Women's Organiser, Vivian Ankrah, who was also travelling in the same vehicle, is in critical condition at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
The NDC executives were returning from the funeral of a sister of the First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama, when the accident occurred.
Mr. Ade Coker noted the need for party unity and solidarity especially in such difficult times, saying “we are a family and must continue to work and support each other at all times”.