The 2020 Parliamentary Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for New Juaben North, Sampson Oti Boateng, is reported dead after a short illness.
The incident happened at a hospital in Koforidua.
He had defeated Emmanuel Kwaku Asante, a former MCE, by 316 to 229 during the NDC’s primaries last year to become the party’s candidate for the December 7 parliamentary polls.
He was to challenge the New Patriotic Party’s Kwasi Adjei-Boateng, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, for the seat.
He was supposed to file for his nomination on Thursday while he embarked on a house to house campaign before this his sudden death.
October 19, 2020 was supposed to be his 43rd birthday.