National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary nominee Dr Zenator Rawlings has expressed her sadness over the sudden demise of Madam Eva Naa Mereley Lokko.

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The running mate for the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) during the 2012 elections, Eva Lokko, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Reports indicate that she passed away in the United States of America where she had been flown for medical treatment.

It is not clear what ailment she had been suffering from until her death.

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The former Managing Director of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation had hopes of contesting the Klottey Korle constituency seat on the ticket of the PPP.

She, however, could not file her nomination to contest the election due to ill-health.

Read Dr Zenator’s facebook post below:

We are sincerely shocked by the demise of PPP candidate for Klottey Korle, Ms. Eva Lokko.

Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings on behalf of her campaign and NDC Klottey Korle join the countless friends and sympathizers around the country in expressing our deep sorrow at the passing of former GBC Director, fellow Wesley Girls High School alumna and until her demise an opponent for the Klottey Korle Parliamentary seat.

As a woman who rose to such heights in corporate Ghana and Ghanaian politics, she was an inspiration to many young women in our society and our constituency.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and with the PPP as we all mourn the loss of one of Ghana’s greatest daughters.

Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-RawlingsParliamentary CandidateKlottey Korle - NDC.