Eva Naa Merley Lokko, Ghanaian engineer and politician


Eva Naa Merley Lokko died on October 6, 2016.
She was a Ghanaian engineer and politician.
Lokko was the first woman to be chosen as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party.
Lokko partners the flagbearer of the PPP, Paa Kwesi Nduom.
She attended Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast.
Eva was an engineer by profession and holds a master’s degree in Intelligent Management Systems, System Analysis and Design.
He was the first Satellite Communications Engineer and the first woman engineer to be employed at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in 1972.
Lokko was part of the engineering team that installed and maintained Ghana’s first colour television infrastructure in 1985.
Eva has worked in over forty countries across the world in various capacities.
Lokko served as regional programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme initiative for Internet development in Africa.
She was a Christian and a member of the Methodist Church of Ghana.
She hails from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and was fluent in several local and international languages.
Lokko speaks English, Russian and French.
Eva Naa Merley Lokko passed away in the United States.