The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Abetifi in the Eastern region Peter Wiafe Pepera has passed on, Starrfmonline.com can confirm.
Pepera, who won the seat with a majority 9,724 in the 2012 elections, reportedly died of heart attack after being rushed to the 37 Military Hospital, Saturday.
He was a former Managing Director of Paramount Distilleries. He celebrated his 62nd birthday on May 9.
A holder of MSc (Systems Analysis) from the University of Birmingham, Pepera was a member of the Privileges Committee and the Trade, Industry and Tourism.
He succeeded Eugene Atta Agyepong, who had represented the constituency in the Fourth Republican parliament on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).