Akufo-Addo reacts to calls for state burial for secessionist leader Papavi



• Charles Kumi Kudzordzi pseudonym Papavi passed on October 15, 2021


• He has been praised by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa


• There will be no state internment for him

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dismissed ideas that Charles Kumi Kudzordzi pseudonym Papavi, the head of secessionist bunch Homeland Study Foundation ought to be regarded with a state internment.

In a meeting on Accra-based Peace FM to start off his visit through the Greater Accra Region, President Akufo-Addo was asked by have Kwame Sefa Kayi if the public authority would offer Papavi a state internment.


The President is heard giggling at the thought prior to saying: ‘I accept this is a remark made jokingly”.

Papavi who committed to have the Volta Region gain ‘autonomy’ from Ghana, passed on October 15, 2021, at the Keta Hospital.

The 88-year-old is accepted to have passed on after a concise disease.


In a tribute, North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, requested the kickoff of the nation’s property borders out of appreciation for the penances Papavi made for the Volta Region.

The MP expressed that he didn’t prefer the standards of Papavi however appreciated his obligation to attract improvement to the Volta Region.

“It is, accordingly, my expectation and assumption that questionable as all men are, Papavi’s positive side — which was his steady obligation to see a more created Volta Region regardless of the slightness of advanced age would be respected by a prompt official mandate from Nana Akufo-Addo to open all our property borders.”

“This will finish over an extended time of monetary afflictions of our comrades living in line networks the nation over,” Mr. Ablakwa proposed.

Ablakwa likewise asked Ghanaians to neglect the ills of Papavi and spotlight on the positive things he accomplished for the area.

“Papavi should be associated with his endeavors to have us separated when he was alive, the President has it an option for him to utilize the memory of Papavi’s misfortune to solidify our public solidarity and end the arrangement of segregation between air explorers and land voyagers as all ECOWAS part states have done,” the MP added.

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