Connect with us


Captain Kojo Tsikata is dead



Captain Kojo Tsikata is dead

Captain Kojo Tsikata is dead

News sighted by has it that the former Head of National Security and Foreign Affairs of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC), Captain Kojo Tsika has passed on to his ancestors.

The cause of his demise is not yet known but a close family source confirmed this in the hourly hours of today 20th November 2021.

The source revealed that the former security capo has been unwell for some time now.

Brief about Captain Tsikata

Tsikata was sent to the Congo with Major General Ankrah as part of a Ghanaian military contingent with orders from Kwame Nkrumah to protect the Pan-Africanist and anti-neocolonialist Patrice Lumumba, who was the Prime Minister. He later visited Conakry, Guinea, to visit Nkrumah. He was arrested, detained, and put on death row as a suspect of an assassination plot against Nkrumah on his arrival.


Samora Machel, a freedom fighter, intervened to pardon him. Samora traveled with him to Mozambique. He later arrived in Angola in 1964 to join MPLA fighters and internationalist fighters from Cuba.

He was appointed in 1982 under the Jerry Rawlings administration. He had been in charge of national security since 1982 and later joined the Rawlings administration on 21 January 1995. He was a member of the council of state and a captain of the Ghana Army (Source: Wikipedia).

Do you have any news to share with us? WhatsApp us via +233558210224.
Or email us via

Click to comment

Comment on this


Copyright © 2022 Accra Mail | All rights reserved

%d bloggers like this: