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Abuakwa North MP Joseph Boakye Danquah stabbed to death

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region, Joseph Boakye Danquah, has been shot dead by unknown assailants.

The incident according to the Greater Accra Regional Police Command occurred at dawn on Tuesday, February 9 at his residence.

The Abuakwa North MP is the grandson of late J.B Danquah, a Ghanaian statesman, pan-Africanist, scholar and historian, who played a significant role in pre- and post-colonial Ghana.

During his political career, he was one of the primary opposition leaders to Ghanaian president and independence leader Kwame Nkrumah.

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