The Progressive People’s Party parliamentary aspirant for Klottey Korle constituency Mrs Eva Lokko has passed away.
An official of the party Richmond Keelson confirmed her passing to Accra-based Joy FM but with no further details.
Reports, however, indicate that she passed away in the United States of America on Thursday, October 6, 2016, where she had been flown for medical treatment.
It is not clear what ailment she had been suffering from until her death.
Ms Lokko also partnered Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom as running mate for the 2012 elections.
Ghanaian engineer and politician Eva Naa Merely Lokko was the first female engineer to be employed at the Ghana Broadcasting Cooperation (GBC) in 1972.
She had her secondary education at the Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast and was appointed in 2002 as the Director-General of GBC making her the first female to serve in that capacity.
Eva has worked in more than forty countries worldwide and served as the regional programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme initiative for Internet development in Africa.
She was the first female to help in the installation of coloured television in the country.