The Garu District Director of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Philip Fredrick Alale, collapsed during the 66th Independence Day celebration parade.
It happened while Mr Alale was standing on the dais with other dignitaries.
Adom News’ Halidas Dasmani reports that Mr Alale stood in the scorching sun for hours and it is believed that might have resulted in his fainting.
The incident occurred while members of a school cadet were displaying their drill skills amid the playing of the national anthem and other patriotic tunes.
The Director was quickly rushed to a nearby health facility in a pick up truck.
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