Melcom Boss Dies At 84

Chairman for the Melcom Group of Companies, Bhagwan Ramchand Khubchandani has died.

He died at the of eighty-four (84) after succumbing to a short illness on Monday, January 25, 2021. Ramchand Khubchandani was an astute business mogul and was severally awarded for his successes in businesses around the world. He awarded Ghana’s Greatest Entrepreneur of All Time at the last Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards.

The Melcom Group of Companies consists of six separate entities: Melcom Limited, Century Industries Limited, Crownstar Electronic Industries Limited, Melcom Hospitality, Melcom Travels Limited, and Melcom Care Foundation.

Melcom Limited, the first company of Melcom Group, is one of Ghana’s premier retail chains.

Melcom controls an extensive retail market share with a network of 46 retail outlets and 7 Cash n Carry stores littered across the country.

In other news, The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin has eulogized and sang praises of the late former Head of State Jerry John Rawlings and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Mr. Bagbin in his eulogy lamented that the late former President died at a time democracy was in crisis.

He said the democracy of not only Ghana but the entire world was going through crises at the time he passed on.

He made this known while speaking at a public lecture on the legacies of the Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Accra on Monday, January 25, Mr. Bagbin said Jerry entered at a time there was no democracy and he worked towards building what the Blue Book describes as a true democracy.

“He exited at a time democracy is in crisis and that is a title of a book that I will recommend to all of you to read ‘Democracy in crisis’. It is not only in Ghana but the whole world.

‘In fact, the supposed mother of democracy is also in crisis. So, can we say that all he did, all he stood for has come to nothing?

‘It depends on how we gathered here to carry on with the battle.”

 

By: Edwin Abanga

 

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