Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Assembly Staff Defies Heavy Rains to Mourns Their Late Driver

The late Samuel K. Gyasi popularly known and called Sammy Tuga was born on July 16th, 1975. He was the six out of eight children of his late father, Opanin Paul Kwadwo Kesse of the Nyinasse family of Dotobaa-Nkoranza.

Mr Samuel Gyasi had his early education at Bonsu Roman Catholic School.

He further his Junior Secondary Education in Nkoranza Junior Secondary School where he successful passed and gained admission to Berekum Secondary School from 1992 to 1994.

Sammy love for education led him to enroll at the National Vocational Training Institute (N.V.T.I) in Kumasi in 2003.

He always aspired to continue his education to a higher level as he strongly believed that education makes a man better person in life.

Sammy’s aspiration for higher education got him to be fully committed to the education of his children and wife.

Susanna Akossua Achiaa, an elderly sister of Sammy who was responsible for taking care of him brought Sammy to lived with her in Bibiani in the year 1993.

In 1996, Madam Susanna and her husband were transferred to Dunkwai-on-Offin but Sammy decided to stay in Bibiani to start something for himself.

Samuel Gyasi later found passion in driving and this was not surprising because Sammy’s late father was a well-known professional driver.


Samuel Gyasi met his late wife Selina Amponsah and they had two beautiful daughters, Louisa Achiaa Opoku and Lordina Fosua Gyasi. Unfortunately, Sammy marriage to Selina Amponsah was short-lived after a divorce in 2007.

He married to another wife, Madam Margaret Ama Adutumwaa and blessed with a boy and a girl, Nhyira and Kessben.

Sammy was a responsible man who worked tirelessly to always improve the welfare of his family.

Whenever he was less busy with work, he spent quality time with his family.

He sometimes traveled with the family to tourist destinations and interesting places to give exposure to the children to stimulate their imaginative thinking and for them to appreciate life from a different perspective.


Samuel Gyasi, from 1999 to 2001 was a commercial driver where he drove taxis and trotro in Bibiani and it’s adjoining communities.

In 2002, Sammy was employed with L.L.L Timber Company Limited in Kumasi as a driver where he worked for a year.

Brother Sammy later return to Bibiani to work as a National Service Personnel as a typist at the then Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly after completing N.V.T.I education.

As result of Sammy’s dilegence and admirable work, ethic and humility. He was recommended for employment as a driver at the District Assembly.

He was dutifully served as a driver to the District Co-ordinating from 2006 to 2017.

Samuel Gyasi’s humility and his love for his profession made him become the Municipal Chief Executive Officer’s preferred driver.

He mostly traveling with his boss, he was always ready to go the extra mile to serve his boss.

Sammy was unapologetically a patriotic Ghanaian, This was evident in his full commitment to his public service duties.

He was a permanent driver for the MCE untill his sudden demise on Tuesday, July 12,2022  when they were returning from Accra for an official duty.

The Abusumpanin and the entire Awuruwa Bohyen Oyoko Royal family join the widow, Margaret and Children to mourn you.

May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.


Story By: Daniel Akwasi Nuako, Bibiani

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