Opposition NDC mourns as firebrand Ama Benyiwa Doe dies age 71

Opposition NDC mourns as firebrand Ama Benyiwa Doe dies age 71

- Tributes are pouring in for Ama Benyiwa Doe

- The former MP died on Sunday

- Former President Mahama says she was also a gender activist

Former MP for Gomoa West and Central Regional Minister, Ama Benyiwa Doe, has died. A family source confirmed the news.

The vociferous politician served as National Democratic Congress MP from 1992 to 2004. She was 71.

Opposition NDC mourns as firebrand Ama Benyiwa Doe dies age 71
Opposition NDC mourns as firebrand Ama Benyiwa Doe dies age 71
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Former President John Dramani Mahama and other members of the opposition National Democratic Congress have extended condolence to the bereaved family.

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"Ama Benyiwa Doe was a politician and a gender activist and a champion of women's rights. She was an embodiment of limitless courage, commitment and passion for service. May her soul rest in eternal glory," he wrote on his Twitter page.

Meanwhile, tributes continue to pour as funeral rites are expected to be made. The cause of Ama Benyiwa Doe's death remains unknown for now.

Source: Yen

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