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Finance minister Baah Wiredu dies in South Africa

Posted by Business in Ghana on September 27, 2008

Ghana’s minister for Finance and Economic planning, Hon. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, passed away in a South Africa hospital yesterday.

“The government announces with deep sorrow and shock the death of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, minister of finance and economic planning,” Kwadwo Mpiani, Ghana’s minister of presidential affairs, said in a statement. ¬†“Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu passed away today after a short illness in a South African hospital,” the statement said.¬†According to a source, in J’burg, he died suddenly while attending a conference.¬†Another source claims he died after a short illness .

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