NPP’s Council of Elders Chair C.K. Tedam dead

The Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party’s Council of Elders, Mr C. K. Tedam has died. Class News sources say he died Thursday night...


The Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party’s Council of Elders, Mr C. K. Tedam has died.

Class News sources say he died Thursday night.

Mr Tedam was 94.

According to Wikipedia, Mr Tedam was the son of Pagapio Tedam and the brother of Pagapio Awampaga. Before entering parliament, C.K. Tedam had been a teacher. He came from a very politically active family. His niece, Catherine Tedam won the by-election and represented the Chiana Paga Constituency as an MP during the administration of Kofi Abrefa Busia. He was married to Winifred Tedam, daughter and sister of chiefs J.K. Karbo and Abeifa Karbo of Lawra. C. K. Tedam had six children. He was a Catholic and a Kasena by tribe.

He first won an election to parliament as an independent candidate in 1954. He was a founding member of the Northern People's Party. He stood and won another election to parliament in 1956 on the ticket of the Northern People's Party, NPP. He also served as a Minister of Local Government during the regime of the Supreme Military Council (Ghana). C K. Tedam was a member of the Council of State during the regime of John Kufuor. He was a founding member of the New Patriotic Party. He became the Chairman of the Party's Council of elders during the time the NPP went in Opposition after 2008.


Source: Ghana/ClassFMmonline.com/91.3FM



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