The chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Council of Elders, Mr C.K. Tedam, has passed on aged 94, family sources say.
He hailed from Paga in the Upper East region.
Tedam first won 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).
Tedam was a member of the Council of State during the Kufuor administration. He is 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.
He had six children.