Murdered Legon Law Lecturer Professor Yaw Benneh To Be Buried On November 21

Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh was a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana, Faculty of Law

A delegation from the family of the late University of Ghana Law Professor, Yaw Benneh, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The delegation, led by the Dean of UG School of Law, Prof. Raymond Akongburo Atuguba, was to formally invite the university management to the funeral of the late Prof Benneh scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020 to Sunday, November 22, 2020.

Spokesperson for the delegation, Y. B. Amponsah presented schnapps on behalf of the family to the university management and outlined the funeral arrangements.

Y. B. Amponsah was quick to add that a private burial would be held for Prof. Yaw Benneh in Kumasi on Monday, November 23, 2020.

The schnapps was formally accepted by Ag. Director Public Affairs Directorate Eccles Adwoba Andoh on behalf of the university management.

Prof Benneh’s family meeting the management of the University of Ghana, Legon

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro commiserated with the family and described the deceased as a strong member of the faculty of the School of Law whose replacement would be a herculean task.

He comforted the family to be strong and be consoled by the words in the bible. As well as honor the late professor by giving him a befitting burial for him to rest in peace.

Members of the family delegation included the deceased sister, former Ambassador of Ghana to Zambia and Malawi Her Excellency, Afua Benneh, Georgina Baah-Dwomoh, Kwadwo Benneh, Agnes Benneh-Akuffo, and Y.B. Amponsah.

Prof. Yaw Benneh was murdered at his mansion in East Lagon.

His body was discovered in his residence on Saturday, September 12, 2020 lying in a pool of blood, with his hands tied behind him and his body bearing cuts all over.

One of the prime suspects in the case, James Nana Womba, who, according to the police, has confessed to killing Prof. Benneh, has died.

He died whilst in police custody on October 17, 2020.

Meanwhile, Ebenezer Kwayisi alias Junior, and Opambour Agya Badu Nkansah, have been arraigned in court over their alleged involvement in the murder.

Source: UniverseNewsroom||

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