Former Minister for Transport, Dzifa Attivor dead

Former Minister for Transport under the erstwhile NDC government, Dzifa Aku Attivor, has died.

Family sources said the politician passed on in Accra in the early hours of Tuesday, November 16,2021, after a short illness.

Madam Attivor was one of the leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region.

The politician and businesswoman was appointed Minister for Transport in 2013 by President John Mahama Ghana after he won the 2012 elections.

Attivor was a minister until her resignation in December 2015 due to a controversial bus re-branding contract.

She died at age 65, leaving behind 3 children.

Before her first ministerial appointment as Deputy Minister for Transport in 2009 by the late president John Evans Atta Mills, Attivor contested in the Ho West constituency primaries of the NDC in 2008 but lost to Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah who subsequently won the elections in December 2008.

In 2018, she contested for the the Volta Regional Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress in August 2018.

Her campaign focused on changing the norm by selecting a female to head the region, however, she lost the elections.




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