A Ghanaian professor in the US, Professor Baffour Takyi, has died of covid-19.
The Univeristy of Akron, Ohio, the place the late professor teaches, has introduced his passing which occurred final month.
Takyi died simply earlier than Thanksgiving in November after contracting the coronavirus. He was 64 years of age.
“The Ghanaian neighborhood in Akron has misplaced a kindhearted and devoted mentor,” a fellow Ghanaian professor on the College, Enoch Damson, mentioned in saying his pal and colleague’s demise.
“He supplied a lot to his household, associates and the African neighborhood. Thanksgiving won’t ever be the identical with out him and I miss his enduring friendship already.”
Takyi reportedly held a Thanksgiving dinner yearly with worldwide college students on the college to offer them a style of residence within the States.
In accordance with the Beacon Journal in Akron, Takyi moved to the U.S in 1983 after gaining his bachelor’s diploma in sociology in Ghana, happening to achieve his grasp’s and doctorate from the State College of New York (SUNY) at Albany.
He served as an adjunct professor within the African Research Division at SUNY-Albany and a coverage analysis analyst for the New York State Division of Social Companies and New York State Division of Well being earlier than becoming a member of the College of Akron.
Might he relaxation in peace.
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