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General News of Saturday, 26 January 2019

Source: citinewsroom.com

Funeral service of late Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko underway

Some family members of late Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko

The funeral service of the late Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko is ongoing at the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Zimmerman Congregation, Odumase- Krobo.

Hundreds of mourners from all walks of life have joined the black and red parade to pay their last respects to him.

Mr. Agyarko passed away on November 21, 2018, in a US Hospital, from a prolonged illness.

As a member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Agarko had been the MP for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency since 2012, after he replaced the current Chief of Staff, Frema Opare as MP for the area.

A pharmacist by profession, he was once the Chief Executive of the Food and Drugs Authority, during President Kufuor’s time in office.

In Parliament, he served on the Environment, Science and Technology Committee, and chaired the Government Assurance Committee, and also served on the Health Committee.