October 15, 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) will in the next few weeks conduct a by-election in the Amenfi West constituency in the Western Region, following the death of the Member of Parliament for the area, John Gyetuah on Tuesday .

The EC will set a date for the by-election after an official notification from Parliament as stipulated by the constitution.

The three term MP was found unconscious after a family member went to call him for breakfast. He was then rushed to the hospital and was later confirmed dead.

The late MP was born on 1st October, 1959 and hails from Asankran Breman. He is married with seven children. He is a Methodist and an Educationist.

He was once a Minister of State at office of the President under the Mills administration.

Hon. Gyetua was a former vice Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Privileges.

He who was also a member of the Committee on Members Holding Offices of Profit, and Roads and Transport and held a BA (Sociology) from the University of Cape Coast and EMGL from GIMPA.