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NPP MP for Abetifi passes away

Abetifi MPThe New Patriotic Party’s Member of Parliament for Abetifi in the Eastern Region, Peter Wiafe Peprah has died.

He died at the 37 Military Hospital where he had been admitted for sometime.

The 62 year old passed away on Saturday May 21 and is reported to have died of cardiac arrest. The late Member of Parliament defected to the New Patriotic Party from the National Democratic Congress in 2001.

Before his demise he was also the Managing Director of Paramount Distilleries, one of Ghana’s leading alcoholic beverage producers.

In parliament he was a member of the housing and privileges committee as well as the Trade, Industry and Tourism committees of the law making house.

Some colleagues MPs who confirmed the news to 3news.com expressed of the news and described their late colleague as a modest and hard working MP.

Mr. Wiafe Peprah becomes the second Member of Parliament to have died from the Eastern Region in recent times after Joseph Boakye Danquah.

The latter was allegedly murdered with two persons standing trial over his case.

By Martin Asiedu-Dartey|3news.com|Ghana

Twitter: @NewsyMartin

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