Report reaching GhanaSky.com shows that, former Managing Director of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and vice presidential candidate for PPP is dead. Adom FM confirmed her death during their evening news. Died on Thursday 6th October 2016.
Accordinng to GhanaSky.com analyst, Dr Nduom told Joy News that, his running mate Eva Lokko was chosen because she demonstrated incorruptible leadership skills.
It is, however, not known what led to her death on thursday afternoon but sources have revealed that she has been sick for some time now as you can see from her photo below.
The former Managing Director of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation was contesting the Klottey Korle constituency seat on the ticket of the PPP.
Madam Lokko was a Ghanaian engineer and politician. She is the first woman to be chosen as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Progressive People's Party.
She partners the flagbearer of the PPP, Paa Kwesi Nduom.
Eva Naa Amerley Lokko Biography
Lokko attended Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast. She was an engineer by profession and holds a master's degree in Intelligent Management Systems, System Analysis and Design.
Lokko was the first Satellite Communications Engineer and the first woman engineer to be employed at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in 1972. She was part of the engineering team that installed and maintained Ghana's first colour television infrastructure in 1985. She has worked in over forty countries across the world in various capacities. She served as regional programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme initiative for Internet development in Africa. She worked with the United Nations for thirteen years and also served as chairperson of the UN Federation of International Civil Servants Association and the United Nations Staff Council and as a member of the UNDP News Advisory Board. She was the Chief Executive Officer of Totally Youth, a Non Governmental Organization based in Accra. In 2002, she was appointed Director-General of the GBC, becoming the first and only woman to hold that position since the corporation was established in 1953.
Eva Lokko was a Christian and a member of the Methodist Church of Ghana. She was a member of the highest decision-making bodies of the church—Conference and Synod. She was the also the chairperson the Youth Advisory Board and serves on other committees of the church in various capacities.
Lokko hails from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and was fluent in several local and international languages. She speaks English, Russian and French.