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Former Health Minister Samuel Nuamah Confirmed Dead

Information gathered by TodayGhanaMedia.com indicates that, the former Ashanti Regional Minister, who was also former Health Minister under the former president, late Jerry John Rawlings’ administration, Hon. Samuel Nuamah Donkor has passed at the age of 64 years.


The was confirmed by Member of Parliament for Builsa South Constituency in the Upper East Region, Hon. Clement Apaak and Ras Mubarak, former Kumbungu Member of Parliament ina separate Facebook post on 15th of August, 2022.



Multiple reports from various news outlets have has also confirmed that he died on Sunday, August 13, 2022.


However, the cause of his death is currently not known but close relations have been paying glowing tributes of him on social media.



He served diligently as one of the best Regional Ministers and was one time the Managing Director of State Transport Company(STC) Ltd under John Mahama’s administration


Samuel Nuamah Donkor: Biography, wife, children, cause of death
Samuel Nuamah Donkor was born on September 5, 1958 to Opanin Kwabena Agyekum, Gyaasehene of Asokore-Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana and Madam Abena Akyaamah also from Asokore- Koforidua.

He is a Politician and a Social Worker who worked under the leadership of President Jerry John Rawlings.

Samuel Nuamah Donkor was appointed Ashanti Regional Minister and Health Minister all under the leadership of Jerry John Rawlings.

Under Jerry John Rawlings’ administration in 1996 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Health of Ghana before becoming the substantive Minister of Health in 1998.

In 1999, Samuel Nuamah Donkor was appointed the Ashanti Regional Minister position. He held onto this position until January 2001 when the National Democratic Congress handed over government to the opposition party, the New Patriotic Party.

He was the first Member of Parliament for New Juaben North in the fourth Republic and represented the people on the ticket of the National Convention Party.

He schooled in Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary for his GCE O level. Having completed his O level studies in 1978, he continued his studies at Koforidua Secondary Technical for his GCE Advanced level certificate in physics, chemistry and biology.

He attended Escuela National De Cuadros, Management Development and Productivity Institute where he obtained his Diploma and Certificate in Social Science and Management Studies respectively. He worked as a social worker before going into parliament.
Samuel Nuamah Donkor Wife

There is not much information about his private life but we will keep you updated when we get information on his wife.
Samuel Nuamah Donkor Children

Information on his children is non-existent. We continue to monitor closely and will update you when we get information on them.
Cause of Death of Samuel Nuamah Donkor

Source: TodayGhanaMedia

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