Alban Bagbin described him as an illustrious and well-respected member of the house.
The Speaker made these remarks at the commencement of Today’s sitting after a minute silence was held in his honour.
“Dr Akoto Osei was a very illustrious member, very effective, very well respected, a very true gentleman.
“The former Member of Parliament Dr Anthony Osei Akoto was not just a Member of Parliament but was also appointed a Deputy Minister for Finance and Economic Planning and later became a Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, he really distinguished himself at both the Ministry and in Parliament for Ghana.
“Before even joining politics he was a known face and very active civil society leader who worked in the then very vibrant economic NGO.”
Ghanaians have been put in a state of mourning following the death of Dr Akoto Osei who passed on March 20, 2023.
The late Akoto Osei was a leading member of the NPP and served as a Member of Parliament for the Old Tafo Constituency on the ticket of the party for 20 years.
He was also a renowned statesman having served this country with distinction as a Minister of State at the Finance Ministry during the Kufour administration, and later as a Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation in the first term of the Akufo-Addo administration.
The late distinguished banker, as he was known to all, embodied humility, dedication and selflessness in his service to party and country.