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Renowned Economist, Dr. Kojo Essiem Mensah-Abrampa passes away

Dr. Kojo Essiem Mensah-Abrampa, a distinguished development planner and economist, has died. He passed away on Monday, July 1, 2024, at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.


Late Dr. Mensah-Abrampa was serving as the Director General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) at the time of his death.


Sources close to the family revealed that Late Dr. Mensah-Abrampa was rushed to the hospital in the early hours of Monday after suffering from what appeared to be a heart attack.


Despite efforts by medical professionals, he could not be revived.


Dr. Mensah-Abrampa was highly regarded for his contributions to national development and economic planning.


His leadership at the NDPC marked a significant period of progress and innovation in the commission’s efforts to shape the country's development agenda.


His passing is a significant loss to the nation and the field of development planning.


Late Dr. Mensah-Abrampa's legacy will continue to influence future generations of economists and planners.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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