Information from close sources available to InsiderGH.com indicates that Former Minister of Transport Dzifa Aku Attivor is dead.

According to family sources, Madam Attivor died in the early hours of Tuesday, November 16 after a short illness.

Attivor was married Raphael Napoleon Kwaku Attivor, who passed away in 2019. She has three children. She was a Christian and a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana.

Madam Dzifa Attivor was a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). She contested the Ho West constituency primaries of the NDC in 2008 but lost to Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah who subsequently won the elections in December 2008.

She was however appointed Deputy Minister for Transport by President John Atta Mills from 2009 to January 2012. After John Dramani Mahama became President, she was appointed the substantive Minister for Transport.

She was Minister for Transport in Ghana until her resignation in December 2015 due to a controversial bus re-branding contract

Volta Regional Chairperson bid

Attivor made her intentions known publicly and launched her campaign to become the Volta Regional Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress in August 2018.

She campaigned on the ideas of changing the norm by selecting a female to head the region and the fact that the incumbent government had failed in delivering their promises, but she lost the elections and urged the members and other supporters to rally behind the winner and ensure a collective win for their party.

She was defeated in the elections in September 2018 after garnering 374 votes against the winner John Kudzo Gyapong, who had 491 votes.

Source: InsiderGH.com

           

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