Former Akwatia MP Kofi Asare dead

Former New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Akwatia in the Eastern region Dr Kofi Asare has died, sources close to his family said Dr Asare died in a car crash on the Nkawkaw-Kumasi highway on Tuesday evening.

Dr. Asare polled 17,900 votes to defeat the NDC’s Ahmed Mohammed Baba-Jamal, who polled 15,860 in the 2008 elections.