- Akufo-Addo has visited the family of the MP Kyeremateng Agyarko
- He led delegation from government and the NPP to Airport Hills home of Agyarko on Thursday morning
- Agyarko passed away on Wenesday while receiving treatment in the United States
It was an atmosphere of grief and sadness when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo visited the family of the late Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon , Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko.
In photos and videos sighted by YEN.com.gh, it could be been seen that many were pained after seeing the president who led a delegation from government and the New Patriotic Party to the Airport Hills house of Agyarko on Thursday morning.
Speaking to the family, President Akufo-Addo eulogised Agyarko saying the NPP had lost an “asset.”
The visit followed the death of the NPP MP in the United States where he was receiving treatment for an ailment.
According to the family, the late MP they received the information from the US that Agyarko passed on around 4pm on Wednesday, November 21.
The Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide who spoke on behalf of the family explained that the MP was not well and was initially admitted at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital a few weeks ago
From there, he went to the United States of America for further medical care.
“Indeed, what he [Akufo-Addo] heard last night is true,” Mr Hadzide told President Akufo Addo.
“A couple of weeks ago, our father, our brother, our son, our husband, our MP reported ill to the family members and they took him to the hospital here in Ghana, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. He was doing well. The family decided that he should go out and take some rest and also to seek further treatment and we have remained with him in prayers.”
“Yesterday in the afternoon, on or about 4 o’clock there about, we got message that the honourable Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon, passed, and so we have gathered here since last night to discuss and see the way forward and we got word that His Excellency wanted to come and sympathise with us,” Mr Hadzide said.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has shared a video the late MP dancing his heart out to Ebony’s 'Sponsor' song before his death.
In the video, the NPP MP was spotted in the middle of some women at what appears to be a celebration or a party.
The video basically shows Agyarko was a very happy man prior to his sickness and death.
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