President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have eulogised the late founding father of the party,

Nana Addo described the NPP stalwart as a true patriot of the party and Ghana.

The late businessman’s funeral took place at the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council (ARCC) in Kumasi.

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Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, who read a tribute on behalf of the state, described the late politician as patriotic.

He said Appiah Menka served the nation with “honesty and integrity.”

Mr Appiah Menka, a founding father of the governing NPP, died Tuesday, 13 February 2018.He was 84.