The Dumor and allied families have expressed their deep appreciation to the Government and people of Ghana for the immense show of love and sympathy during the passing of Komla Afeke Dumor on the 18th of January as well as their support at the funeral and burial events.?
The family expressed their appreciation at a courtesy call on President John Mahama to thank him personally and also for how the Government and Ghanaians all rallied behind the family.
Speaking on behalf of the family, Brig. Gen. Lord Attivor said the family was overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and messages of condolence by Ghanaians and the international community.
?We are grateful to the government and people of Ghana for all that was done to console us and to ensure a fitting burial for Komla,? he said.
Prof Ernest Dumor, father of the late Komla Dumor said the family was in discussions to continue Komla?s good works through the foundation that has been set up in his memory.
The foundation, he said, will be under four key themes: Improving African Leadership, Right to development irrespective of social standing, Improving standards in journalism and Education for young people.
President Mahama on his part said Komla?s life and works served as great motivation to the youth in Ghana and also across the world. He said through his work, Komla projected Ghana and Africa on the global scene and it was important to perpetuate his good works. He said Komla?s life held many lessons for posterity and government would support any efforts to pass on the valuable lessons.
The Dumor family delegation included Brig. Gen. Lord Attivor, Prof. Dumor, father of Komla, ?Mrs Mawuena Trebarh, Komla?s sister and Mrs. Dzifa Gomashie, Deputy Minister of Tourism, who holds the traditional title, ?Mama Dzramedo I of Aflao.