Mr. Opare Hammond, the Managing director of the Precious Mineral Marketing Commission (PMMC), is reported dead.
He was the first Member of Parliament of Adenta Constituency after its creation prior to the 2004 parliamentary election. He however lost the seat to NDC’s Kojo Adu Asare in the 2008 election.
Mr. Opare Hammond died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Friday.
The cause of death has not been made public yet.