According to a news report by Adom TV, the general secretary of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), Ralph A. Apaaya, was found dead Saturday morning at the Ceetakel Hotel, in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi.
The national chairman of TEWU, Peter Lumor confirmed the news.
“They saw him lying on the edge of his bed as if he was falling off,”
The cause of death is not immediately known.
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The Asokwa Police with men from the Forensic Unit of the Central Police Headquarters in Kumasi came to the scene and conveyed the body to the morgue for autopsy.
The late TEWU general secretary rose to the position in April 2013 after the death of his immediate boss, Mohammed S. Bogobiri who was then general secretary. He was the deputy to Mr Bogobiri.