Bagbin, Adjaho and others commiserate with Mike Oquaye

The Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has led a delegation from Parliament to commiserate with the former Speaker Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye following the death of his wife.

Major (rtd) Alberta Adwoa Boatemaa Oquaye died in the early hours of Saturday (4 March).

Speaking after signing a book of condolence at the Haatso residence of Oquaye, Bagbin pledged his support to the former Speaker.

“We want to assure you that the whole Parliament will be with you, we will together not mourn but celebrate the life of our dear one,” he said.

“This is not the time to be mourning, I think this is the time to celebrate the lives of people, so that the young ones can emulate from those lives,” Bagbin added.

Bagbin was accompanied by two former Speakers of Parliament Doe Adjaho and Joyce Bamford-Addo.

Listen to Alban Bagbin in the attached audio clip below:

Ghana’s former Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has lost his wife Major (rtd) Alberta Adwoa Boatemaa Oquaye, the family confirmed on Sunday.

“It is with deep sorrow that I have to convey the news of the sudden passing of our mother; Maj. Rtd. Alberta Adwoa Boatemaa Oquaye,” Mike Ocquaye Jnr, the CEO of Ghana Free Zones Authority shared the news on Facebook.

“Let us all kindly pray for her husband and our father Rt. Hon. Prof. Oquaye… and the entire family. Damrifa Due. Ya wor ojogban,” he added.

The late Mrs Oquaye was a retired nursing officer at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.


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