The District Chief Executive of Wassa East District in the Western Region ,
Wilson Arthur , says his reported collapse as he was delivering the 61 st
Independence Presidential Address at Daboase on Tuesday March 6 , 2018 , was
exagerrated in the media.

In a Facebook post sighted by Empire news on the Facebook wall of the Wassa
East DCE, Wilson Arthur said the pictures as was put out in various media
reportages was grossly exaggerated.

He admitted he discontinued reading the 6 page address almost at the end of the
5th page as he was feeling dizzy.
He said it was at this stage he was led to his chair by his aide where he sat till the
medics on duty arrived with the ambulance to convey him  to the Ahmadiyya
Hospital where the district medical health director Dr Sutherland together with the
head of the health facility attended to him.
He said he received a drip and was discharged under an hour