Ghana’s former Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda has been reported dead.
Media report said, the two times Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Constituency died early hours of Thursday, October 14 at the Legon Hospital in Accra.
Mr Adda was 65 years at the time of his dead.
Kofi Adda as affectionately called, left behind a wife and two children.
Profile Kofi Adda
Mr Joseph Kofi Adda born in April 22, 1956 in Navrongo was elected Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Constituency in a by-election in 2003 and held the seat for two consecutive terms subsequently winning the 2004 and 2008 elections, respectively.
He however, he lost the seat to the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s Mark Wayongo in 2012.
Mr Adda, prior to his dead had served Ghana in various capacities including a Minister of Manpower Development and Employment and Minister of Energy in the erstwhile John Agyekum Kufour administration.
He also served as the Executive officer at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and worked in various capacities at the Ministry of Finance.
In 2017, he was appointed the Minister of Aviation by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, a position, he held until early this year.
Mr Adda is a Financial Economist and a Management Consultant with work experiences across the globe, notably West Africa and North America.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) politician had his secondary education at the St. John’s School Sekondi.
The astute politician holds a Bachelor Degree in politics and economics from Indiana Wesleyan University, United State of America, Masters Degree in International Affairs, Finance and Banking option as well as Graduate Certificate of African Studies from the Columbia University, New York.
Mr Adda also holds a certificate in French Language and Civilization from the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.
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