Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has described the death of Cardinal Richard Kuuia Baawobr as a big loss for the country.
Cardinal Baawobr died in Rome on Sunday, November 27, 2022, aged 63, a few days after he was discharged from the hospital over reported heart-related surgery.
The vice president, mourning the demise of the late Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, described the news as sad and added that it is a great loss to Ghana.
“It is with deep sadness that we mourn the demise of His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr who until his death was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church,” Bawumia wrote on Facebook.
“I convey my condolences to his immediate family, Wa Diocese, and the Roman Catholic Church at large,” he said, adding, “This is a big loss to Ghana. May Cardinal’s soul rest in peace,” Dr. Bawumia posted on his Facebook wall.