The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Tempane in the Upper West Region, Mr David Adakudugu has passed on.
Mr Adakudugu, popularly known as “Achisco” in political circles, died Friday morning in Tamale after a short illness.
The Upper East Regional Secretary of the NDC, Mr Donatus Akamugri confirmed the death of Mr Adakudugu saying, the rank and file of the party received news of his death with shock.
According to him, the late Adakudugu was one of the strongest pillars if the party in the Region.
Mr Akamugri observed that the deceased died around 12:15 this morning, adding that the party was first considering how best to cooperate with the nuclear family of the deceased for a befitting burial.
The late Adakudugu was a former Member of Parliament for Tempane in 2012 after the Garu/Tempane constituency was split into two. He was also a former District Chief Executive for the Garu/Tempane District.
He was a member of the Committee of the Defence for the Revolution and also a Mobilization staff in the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) era.