In a sorrowful turn of events, Madam Gertrude Quashigah, the widow of the late Major Courage E. K Quashigah (Rtd), who served as a minister in the erstwhile Kufuor administration, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023.
The unfortunate demise of Madam Gertrude Quashigah was confirmed by a family source to InsiderGH.com, marking the end of an era for a woman who played a significant role in both her family and the nation.
Madam Gertrude Quashigah, widely known for her resilience and dedication, was not only the wife of a distinguished former minister but also the Chief Executive Officer of Ambar Quality Food Limited.
Her entrepreneurial spirit and leadership contributed to the success of the food company, leaving an indelible mark on the business landscape.
Beyond her accomplishments in the private sector, Gertrude Quashigah held a crucial public service role as the National Coordinator of the School Feeding Programme until her untimely passing.
In this capacity, she played a vital role in ensuring that schoolchildren across the nation received nutritious meals, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of many young Ghanaians.
Her dedication to the School Feeding Programme mirrored her commitment to public service and the well-being of the nation’s youth. Colleagues and associates remember her as a compassionate leader who tirelessly worked towards the betterment of the educational and nutritional landscape for the benefit of Ghana’s future generations.