A statement signed by the former Vice President's brother, Jabesh Amissah-Arthur confirmed his sudden demise in Accra and requested that the media gives the family some privacy.
The statement also expressed gratitude "for the outpouring of love and support in this moment of grief," adding that the family would keep the public informed of the funeral arrangements
Read the family's statement below;
SUDDEN DEMISE OF FORMER VICE PRESIDENT
With deep regrets, we announce the sudden demise of the immediate past Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency K. B. Amissah-Arthur, in Accra this morning.
The family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support in this moment of grief. In due course, the family would keep the public informed of the funeral arrangements.
Respectfully, we wish to request that the media gives the family some privacy in these very difficult times.