The President of the Republic, Akufo-Addo has expressed his dismay over the demise of late NDC stalwart, Ama Benyiwa Doe.
According to him, he is sad to hear about the death of the former Central Regional Minister.
In the President’s Facebook page sighted by wontumionline.com it stated that, “Ama Benyiwa Doe was a colleague in Parliament and a good friend”.
“May her soul rest in perfect peace until the last day of the Resurrection when we shall all meet again. Amen!!,” part of the post read.
Wontumionline.com sources say she died in the early hours of Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Tema.
Madam Benyiwa-Doe, otherwise known as Chavez for her strong political views and courage, is said to have died at age 73 after a protracted ailment according to her aide.
Jerry Kissi-Dei Yeboah, the special aide to Ama Benyiwa-Doe and Constituency Communication Officer for Gomoa West said that, “yes, Auntie Ama has passed. She has not been well for sometime. She will be on and off and recently she took ill seriously and we did our best to give her the best health care… Yesterday [Friday], she had to go and rest in her room but after an hour she was uncomfortable so we had to rush her to the hospital and she passed. She was 73.”