CEO of Ghana Railways Authority (Richard Dombo) Allegedly Dies of Covid-19

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Information reachng out as at yesterday indicates that the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA), Richard Dombo, has died. Dombo, YEN.com.gh understands died from COVID-19 complications. He died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Mr. Diedong Dombo contracted Covid-19 in January this year and appeared to have recovered but was observing self isolation until he passed on late in the night Wednesday, a family source told this portal.

He was appointed by President Akufo-Addo as the GRDA CEO in 2017 and played an instrumental part in revamping Ghana’s railways sector during the first term of President Nana Akufo-Addo which spanned 2017 to 2021.

He happens to be the son of the late Chief Simon Diedong Dombo, one of the founders of the Danquah-Dombo-Busia political tradition, which gave birth to the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

He was also the operations manager for Southwest Rail, one of the largest rail operators in the UK. He has been in the sector since 1994.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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