Ama Benyiwa Doe to go home on December 18

The final funeral rites of Ama Benyiwa Doe, a former Central Regional Minister has been scheduled for December 17 and 18, 2021.

Ama Benyiwa Doe is dead

According to her family, she will be interred on December 18 at Gomoa Abura in the Central Region.

This was revealed during a one-week funeral observation was held in her honour at her hometown.

In a report by Accra based Citi FM, the one-week celebration was attended by the 2020 Vice-presidential candidate of the NDC, Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey as well as some high-ranking members of the NDC and government.

Ama Benyiwa-Doe was first elected into Parliament during the December 1992 general elections on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress as MP for the Gomoa West Constituency in the Central Region.


Although she hasn’t been active in politics for quite some time, she continued to work behind the scenes for the National Democratic Congress.

She died on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Tema at age 73 after a protracted ailment.

She was also a former member of the Council of State and a former National Women’s Organizer for the NDC.


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