Abetifi MP, Peter Wiafe-Peprah dies of heart attack

Abetifi MP, Peter Wiafe-Peprah dies of heart attack

Member of parliament for the Abetifi constituency in the Eastern Region Peter Wiafe-Peprah died of a 'cardiac arrest'  on Saturday afternoon while on admission at the 37 Military Hospital.

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A colleague member of parliament who spoke to citifmonline.com under anonymity confirmed the death of Mr. Peprah.  The 62-year old MP was once a minister in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration before joining the NPP in 2001.

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He was a Ranking Member on the Trade and Industry Committee in Parliament. He becomes the second NPP MP to have died in the Eastern Region, after Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, who was stabbed to death at his home in Accra in February.

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