A statement released by the University’s Director of Public Affairs Stella A. Amoa on Saturday said he died while on an FAO mission abroad.
“The family of Prof. Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere and the University of Ghana have been informed of the death of Prof. Asenso-Okyere while on an FAO mission outside Ghana,” she said in the statement.
The sad news was broken to the University on Saturday, May 10, 2014 by officials of the FAO Office in Accra, she added.
Prof. Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere was a Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana from 2002 to 2006.
She noted that both the family and the University of Ghana are deeply saddened by this death.
The University promised further details would be provided as they become available.