Former NPP MP Passes On
Dr. William Boakye Akoto, the former Member of Parliament for Birim North Constituency, has died.
Dr. Akoto, a member of the Fourth Republic’s Third Parliament, died after a brief illness.
Dr. Boakye was born in Ghana but received his education and doctorate at the University of Toronto.
He was the previous publisher of Toronto’s African Connection Newspaper.
After skipping the 2004 primaries, which were won by Esther Obeng Dapaah, he lost out with the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He had promised to go independent, defying the ruling party’s rules.