BREAKING NEWS: Forestry Commission Boss, Sir John Is Dead

Information reaching ThinkNewsOnline indicates that the Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John is dead.

The Communication Director for President Akufo-Addo, Eugene Arhin took to his Facebook page to announce it.

ThinkNewsOnline has gathered that the C.E.O passed away after contracting the novel coronavirus.

Before his death, the C.E.O was the Former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).

The Late Former General Secretary was reported to have been responding to treatments at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Mr. Eugene Arhin on Facebook said “RIP Sir John…Till we meet again”

It is also emerging that Media Personality, Deloris Frimpong Manso, known in the Media Industry as ‘Delay' also took to her Instagram platform sharing a tribute.

"We spoke for more than 12 minutes, so what’s really happening…I can’t handle this…” she said.

It is emerging that the Late C.E.O was moved to the ICU unit at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after he was admitted on Thursday.

He was on a ventilator until his sudden demise.


Until his unfortunate demise, ThinkNewsOnline can confirm that the late Sir John was appointed as the C.E.O of the Forestry Commission of Ghana after the ruling, New Patriotic Party (NPP) took office in 2017.

The outspoken C.E.O who doubles as a Lawyer was in July 2013, summoned to the Supreme Court of Ghana after he passed some unacceptable comments which was considered contemptuous.


Late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie had his Secondary Education at the Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School in Bekwai, Ashanti Region and passed with a GCE Ordinary level certificate.

The Late Lawyer furthered his education at the Konongo Odumase Secondary School and obtained a GCE Advanced Level Certificate.

At the University of Ghana, Lawyer Sir John chose Political Science and later crowned it at the Ghana School of Law walking away with a Bachelor of Laws.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith