Veep eulogises P.V. Obeng

Vice President Amissah-Arthur in a chat with Mrs Rose Obeng. With them are the two sons of the late Sir Obeng.     Photo: Vincent Dzatse

Vice President Amissah-Arthur in a chat with Mrs Rose Obeng. With them are the two sons of the late Sir Obeng. Photo: Vincent Dzatse

Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has eulogised the memory of the late Paul Victor Obeng, and described his legacy as larger than life.

He said PV mentored many people and that he was brilliant in his delivery because he was always prepared.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur made the statement at the first anniversay celebration of the late Mr Obeng at the Good Shepherd Parish at Community Two in Tema on Sunday.

The solemn occasion was interspersed with beautiful musical performances by the Tema Youth Choir, the National Symphony Orchestral, and the Harmonious Choir.

The late PV Obeng, before his demise, was the Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), and also Senior Advisor of President John Dramani Mahama.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur also stated that the spirit of PV lived on even after his death, and that Ghanaians had a lot to learn from his life and legacy.

He said the late PV Obeng was natural in associating with people, and did not have to cultivate friends.

He said PV was down-to-earth and was ready to associate with people no matter their status in life, including mechanics and masons, among others.

Reverend Father Isaac Maunger, Parish Priest of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, in a short reflection on the life and legacy of the late PV Obeng, described him as a patriot who loved his country and also God.

He said PV was generous, lived a simple life, and was prepared to share whatever he had with everybody.

Mrs Rose Obeng, wife of the late PV, in her thoughts, described her late husband as a man of many attributes, brilliant, hardworking, selfless, diplomatic, but nevertheless modest.

She said PV was loving, committed and a responsible husband, adding that his demise had been difficult to deal with.

She said PV lived a fulfilling and remarkable life working for the good of society.

Mrs Obeng said since the passing on of her husband, she had always felt the presence of God consoling and soothing her heart.

She described PV as a wonderful husband whose spirit lived on.

–GNA

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