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Former Bantama MP Okyem Aboagye is dead

Daniel Okyem Aboagye, former MP for Bantama Constituency

Former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Daniel Okyem Aboagye, has passed away, 3News.com reports.

The unfortunate incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday, September 23.

According to the report, he died after battling a short illness.

He is said to have died Saturday dawn, September 23, at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) after a short illness

OTECNews sources say he was rushed to KATH on Friday, September 22.

The late Okyem Aboagye served as MP for four years after securing a landslide victory against Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries in 2015. He served as MP from 2017 to 2021.

While serving as a parliamentarian, he was a member of the Finance Committee until he lost his seat to Francis Asenso-Boakye in the NPP primaries ahead of the 2020 general elections.

Mr Okyem Aboagye was the Chief Executive Officer of the popular transport company 2M Express.


Daniel Okyem Aboagye born December 31st 1973 and born in Atwima Boko in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party.

Okyem Aboagye studied at the University of Ghana where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

He graduated in 2002 with an MBA and MIS in Accounting from the Troy University, Alabama, USA. Okyem Aboagye was certified in 2003 as a public accountant at the Certified Public Accountant of USA. He started his career as the branch manager of Sinapi Aba trust in 1998.

He later became the project manager of Opportunity International between 2003 and 2006.Okyem Aboagye was the financial controller of Globe Union in USA and CEO of MGI Microfinance in 2208-2012.

In 2015 he contested and won the New Patriotic Party parliamentary primaries for Bantama constituency in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He won this parliamentary seat during the 2016 Ghanaian General Elections .

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