Former Bantama MP Daniel Okyem Aboagye Reported Dead After Short Illness

Former Bantama MP Daniel Okyem Aboagye Reported Dead After Short Illness

  • The former Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama and business owner, Daniel Okyem Aboagye, has been reported dead
  • The late ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) member and 2M Express Transport Services founder is said to have died following a short illness
  • Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and MP for Suame, reportedly confirmed Aboagye's demise on Hello FM in Kumasi

Ghanaian former legislator and business founder Daniel Okyem Aboagye has reportedly passed away. He died in the early hours of Saturday, September 23.

The former Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, who represented the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Kumasi Metropolitan District in the Ashanti Region, died following a brief illness.

Photos of Daniel Okyem Aboagye.
Former Bantama MP Okyem Aboagye is reported dead. Photo credit: Hon Daniel Okyem Aboagye.
Source: Facebook

Majority Leader confirms death

His demise was confirmed by Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and MP for Suame, on Kumasi-based Hello FM, said Pulse Ghana.

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About Daniel Okyem Aboagye

Until his death, Aboagye was a businessman and a one-term lawmaker. He lost his seat to Francis Asenso-Boakye in a hotly contested primary in which Dr Kokofu supported the current Minister of Works and Housing.

The late former lawmaker later became a spokesperson for the NPP on economic matters. He was a member of the Economic Committee in Parliament and owned several businesses, including the transport company 2M Express Transport Services.

Aboagye died at the age of 49 at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.

Kaywa's mum goes home

In a previous story, reported that Ghanaian music producer Kaywa, real name David Kojo Kyei, laid his mum to rest with the support of his family and celebrities in Ghana's entertainment scene.

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The chief executive officer (CEO) of Highly Spiritual, whose mum passed away on Friday, March 31, 2023, interred his mum on Saturday, July 1.

Entertainers such as Nana Ama McBrown, Mr Drew, Keche Andrew, and some notable personalities were in attendance to commiserate with Kaywa.

Ahuofe Patri buries mum

In another story, reported that Ghanaian actress and brand influencer Ahuofe Patri laid her mother to rest on Saturday.

The pre-burial service for Madam Babara Opoku-Addo was held at the ICGC Eagle Temple, Gbwe, in Ghana's Greater Accra Region. Pallbearers carry Babara Opoku-Addo's remains to the cemetery.

The deceased, 48, was laid in state for mourners to file past her body and bid their final goodbyes. Her remains were later transported to the cemetery for internment.

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