The National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh has been confirmed dead by sources close to his family. He died Monday, January 18, 2021, in Accra. According to numerous sources he died of kidney failure at the Ga-East Municipal Hospital, where he was allegedly treated for Covid-19.
The former Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), now known as the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) is said to have passed away in the early hours of Monday.
Before his appointment by President Akufo-Addo in 2017, he worked at the then BNI for about 22 years, where he served at command levels in the Northern, Upper East, Ashanti and Greater Accra Regions.
The late Mr. Kyeremeh also served as head of the Investigations Unit of the Bureau and rose to become the Deputy Director of BNI before ascending to the high office of Director from 2005 to 2009.
Mr. Kyeremeh was also part of the transition team set up after the December 7, 2020 elections.