Eva Lokko Dies Ghanaians react to Eva Lokko's death

Before her death, she was the Progressive People's Party parliamentary aspirant for the Klottey Korle constituency with hopes of becoming a Member of Parliament in January 2017.

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The sudden death of Madam Eva Lokko shocked Ghanaians on Thursday evening when the news was confirmed.

Before her death, she was the Progressive People's Party parliamentary aspirant for the Klottey Korle constituency with hopes of becoming a Member of Parliament in January 2017.

Ghanaians on social media have reacted with shock and heartbreak following the news. Pulse Ghana has gathered some of the reactions.

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.

Biography

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 helped with the installation of coloured television in the country.

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