Reports of the death of Hon. Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko went viral a few moments ago and it has left many Ghanaians shocked for such sad news.
Unconfirmed reports gathered by ghpage.com claim that the lawmaker died of a protracted illness.
A protracted illness is a sickness (could be severe) illness that does not last for a very long. Mostly it does not last for more than some few months, unlike Chronic sickness. Chronic illness on the other is the illness that may not be severe but last for a long time.
Example of Protracted sickness are bronchitis, pneumonia which may be severe but usually resolve after a few months. Diabetes is an example of chronic sickness.
The reports say, Hon. Kyeremanteng Agyarko suffered a prostrated illness and gave in to the sickness at a hospital in the United States where he had gone to seek treatment. It has however not been revealed which type of illness it was.
We are still monitoring and will give you more details soon.
Brief about Kyeremanteng Agyarko
The New Patriotic Party MP who is the brother of former Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko passed on at a hospital in the United States after a protracted ailment.
The legislator was a pharmacist, medical doctor, and a politician. He was born on December 10, 1957, at Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
He had a Bachelor in Pharmacy which he obtained at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in the year 1982.
Emmanuel Agyarko worked as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Food and Drugs Authority Head Quarters in Accra. He was married with seven children.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.