The Executive Director of the Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA), Professor Samuel Kwadwo Boaten (S. K. B) Asante has passed on.
A statement from the Board of Trustees and Secretariat of CRIA announced the death of Prof. Asante, who is also a board member of the National Peace Council (NPC).
“It is with profound sorrow that the Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA) Board of Trustees and Secretariat announce the loss of the beloved Founder of the Centre. May PROF SKB ASANTE rest in eternal peace,” the statement said.
Prof. Asante is a lawyer and the Paramount Chief of Asokore Asante in the Ashanti Region.
He was the Chairman of the Committee of Experts that drafted proposals for the 1992 Constitution of Ghana in 1991-92.
Prof. Asante is an active international arbitrator, a member of the ICC court of International Arbitration, Paris, as well as several other arbitration institutions.
He is also a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences and the past president of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.