Former President John Dramani Mahama has signed the book of condolence opened for the late Ama Benyiwa Doe by her family.
Mr. Mahama signed the book of condolence on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
In a statement following her death, Mr. Mahama described the former Member of Parliament who was also a former Central Regional Minister as “one of the most inspirational icons to have served our party, the NDC, and this great nation.”
“She was not only a politician but also a gender activist and champion of women’s rights. Ama Benyiwa Doe was an embodiment of limitless courage, commitment, and passion for service.”
Mr. Mahama was accompanied by a former Chief of Staff, Mr. Julius Debrah, his Special Aide, Madam Joyce Bawa Mogtari, and other top officials from the NDC.
The late Ama Benyiwa Doe was also a former National Women's Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Ama Benyiwa-Doe, a one-time Central Regional Minister under the Mills government, died on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Tema.
She died at the age of 73.