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Ama Benyiwa Doe dead

A previous Central regional Minister Ama Benyiwa Doe is dead.

She passed on in Tema on Sunday September 19.

NDC’s Kakra Asamoah affirmed the news to TV3’s Johnnie Hughes in the early long periods of Sunday.

She was brought into the world in 1950.

She was an individual from parliament for the Third Parliament of the Republic of Fourth of Ghana on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Gomoa West body electorate, subsequently represented the seat from 1992 until 2004.

Ama was first chosen into parliament during the December 1992 Ghanaian General Elections as an individual from the Gomoa West Constituency in the Central Region.

She won in 2000 with 12,995 votes out of the 28,089 legitimate votes cast addressing 46.30% against Benjamin Kojo Acquah, a NPP part who surveyed 11,248 votes, Kofi Amissah Essandoh, a CPP part who surveyed 2,468 votes and Muhammed M. Kassim, a NRP part who likewise surveyed 1,378 votes.

Ama was named by President Mills in January 2009 as the Central Regional Minister in Ghana, she turned into a Regional Minister of State on January 2009 to 2012 for the Central Region of Ghana. She was additionally a previous individual from the board of State.

Ama involved the seat as an individual from parliament for the Gomoa West Constituency from 1992 until 2004 where she was crushed by Joe Kingsley Hackman of the New Patriotic Party in the 2004 Ghanaian general races with an all out votes cast of 23,663 addressing 63.20% of the complete votes over her (Ama), with her all out votes cast as 12,165 addressing 32.50% of the absolute votes.

She kept on working for the National Democratic Congress as public ladies’ coordinator.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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