Family of Late Edward Sabo Laabiir

The Family of Late Former District Chief Executive of Wa West, Hon. Edward Sabo Laabiir have in Union visited the Office of the Upper West Regional Minister and the Wa Municipal Chief Executive to inform the Officially of the DCE’s Demise.


The family of the late Hon. Edward Sabo Laabiir in conjunction with the Wa West constituency Executive board yesterday paid respective calls on the the MCE for Wa municipality – Hon. Alhaji Tuahir Issahaku Moomin , and the Regional Executive board in their offices .

This was to officially inform both offices of the demise of the former DCE, as well as the schedules for the funeral process.

Addressing the various hosts on behalf of the visiting team in their respective offices , Mr. Ankaara Sankaara who spoke for the team related how the illness that took away the late Laabiir started and the efforts made to treat him .

He disclosed that the late former DCE was on his return journey from Accra where he sojourned for some three months to access medical attention.

He said that the Hon. Laabiir got to Kumasi and decided to visit an elder sister at an adjoining community before coming home.
And as destiny dictates, he met his untimely death in the hands of the sister.

He informed the officers that the body of the late DCE will be brought home to start the funeral processes on the 7th of October,2022 . And thus officially invited all and sundry to grace the sad event.

In their respective responses , they both recalled fond memories of their engagement with the late former DCE vis a vis his unconditional commitment to the growth of his party, the NPP, and his interpersonal relationships.

They pledged to assist in whatever ways required to make the funeral processes a successful one.

Statement from the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council

A delegation from Wa West District was in my office to formally inform me of the death of Hon. Edward Laabiir Sabo, the immediate past District Chief Executive of Wa West District of the Upper West Region.

The late Hon. Laabiir was the DCE of Wa West District during the first term of President Nana Akufo-Addo. According to his family, the sad incident occurred on Friday 9th September 2022 in Kumasi.

They indicated that the funeral of the late Hon. Laabiir will take place on the 7th of October 2022. On my part, I stated that government shall play it part in ensuring that the late DCE is given a befitting funeral. The delegation which was led by Mr. Ankaara Sankara included members of the bereaved family, staff of Wa West District Assembly and some NPP Wa West Constituency Executives.
Later in the day, we were at the residence of the late Hon. Laabiir to commiserate with the widow and other members of the bereaved family. May his soul rest in peace, Ameen.


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