March 30, 2023

Rt. Hon. Speaker, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has eulogised the late Hon. Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, a former Old Tafo Member of Parliament, and described him as a noble statesman, who chartered a nationalistic path and contributed to national development.

He described the Hon. member as a good and clear minded person, who never allowed emotions to cloud his thoughts, when making contributions on the floor of Parliament.

Rt. Hon. Speaker made these statements today when the family of the late Hon. Dr. Akoto Osei paid a courtesy call on him in Parliament.

The late Hon. Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei’s first entered Parliament on 7th January, 2005 in the 4th Parliament and served three terms.

Majority Leader, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensa-Bonsu, described Hon. Dr. Akoto Osei as an even tempered person, a trait which endeared him to all Members, irrespective of their political affiliations.

The Clerk to Parliament, Mr. Cyril Oteng Nsiah indicated that, the late Hon, was as a deep thinker, who brought a lot of timely solutions to issues.

The Late Hon. Dr. Akoto Osei was a cabinet member of former President John Agyekum Kuffour as Minister of State for Finance and Economic Planning and major economic advisor to the government. He helped in the management of finance and planning activities in the country.

The late Anthony Osei Akoto died on Monday 20th March, 2023 at age 69.