Former Central Region Minister, Ama Benyiwa Doe has been laid to rest.

Gomoa Abora in the Central Region was thrown into a state of mourning when the final burial rites for the former member of the Council of State was held on Saturday.

Mahama, NDC executives pay last respects to Ama Benyiwa Doe

Former President John Mahama, Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu- Ampofo and General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia were among those who mourned with the family.

Mahama, NDC executives pay last respects to Ama Benyiwa Doe

The NDC Women’s Organiser, Dr Louisa Hannah Bissiw, Tamale North Member of Parliament (MP), Alhassan Suhuyini, colleague parliamentarians as well as other NDC firebrands were also at Gomoa to pay their last respects.

Mahama, NDC executives pay last respects to Ama Benyiwa Doe

The late Doe, who served in Ghana’s Parliament from 1992 to 2004 for the Gomoa West constituency, passed on in September 2021 after a short illness.

Mahama, NDC executives pay last respects to Ama Benyiwa Doe

Relatives, residents, and mourners from far and near thronged the town in their numbers to wail and cry as they mourn their heroine.



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