An awardee of the 2018 National Best Farmer, Issah Nayawu, has died.
The deceased was billed to receive an award in Tamale where the ceremony is being organized.
His sudden death occurred on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Tamale after a short illness.
He has since been buried in line with Islamic custom and tradition.
The deceased is from Jasikan in the Volta Region and died six days after arriving in Tamale for the awards ceremony.
The Chairman of the National Farmers Awards Winners, Mr. Davies Narh Korboe confirmed the death to the media in Tamale on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
He expressed his condolence to the bereaved family and added that Mr. Nayawu would be awarded posthumously.