Eva Lokko, Ghanaian engineer and politician, Dead


Eva Naa Merley Lokko died on October 6, 2016.
She was a Ghanaian engineer and politician.
Eva Lokko was the first woman to be chosen as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party.
Eva Lokko partnered the flagbearer of the PPP, Paa Kwesi Nduom in the 2012 Presidential and parliamentary elections.
Eva Lokko was also the first female Managing Director of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
She attended Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast.
Eva Lokko was an engineer by profession and held a master’s degree in Intelligent Management Systems, System Analysis and Design.
She hailed from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and was fluent in several local and international languages.
Eva Lokko spoke English, Russian and French.
Eva Lokko died in the United States, where she had been receiving medical treatment.
Eva Lokko passed away in 2016.