Mother of the investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Madam Mariam Damba has died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital.
Anas’ mother who worked as a community health nurse at the Nima Polyclinic died at age 62. Family sources say Madam Mariam Damba, will be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition.
Apart from the investigative journalist, Madam Mariam Damba is survived by widower Anas Mahama of the 37 Military Hospital, an ex-military officer, and daughters Karimatu Anas and Humu Kulsum Anas.
Anas, however, expressed profound gratitude to the hard-working doctors and nurses at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital’s Medical Emergency who did their best to save the life of his late mother.
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“I thank all hard working doctors at the Medical Emergency Unit at Korle Bu for their frantic efforts at trying to save my mother’s life,” he said.
“To Dr Techi, Dr Otoo, Dr Hardi Mohammed Abdallah, Prof. Alex Doudoo, Dr Acheampong, Dr Nkrumah, Dr, Naa and Dr Bioma, Dr Jamila Khalid and all the other hard-working doctors who did their best at Medical Emergency, I say thanks… Also to you the energetic nurses who did their best too, I thank you.” He added.