The Professor and Head of Pharmacy at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor George Koffour, had died, friends and family revealed to Joy News.
The learned professor, who championed the use of traditional medicine in Ghana, is reported to have died of Covid-19 complications.
“George had led the charge thorough the KNUST to support government efforts in research and accreditation of some of the popular alternative herbal medications we have on our shelves today. With his passing today Ghana has indeed lost a great son and He will be sorely missed by the pharmaceutical fraternity here in Ghana. Please let us keep him and his family in our prayers,” a colleague and associate professor stated on his Facebook page.
The professor was part of a team of medical experts examining a potential herbal drug for the treatment of Covid-19 in Ghana