Former Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Central Constituency, Joseph Kofi Adda, has reportedly passed away.
Kofi Adda, a former Aviation Minister in the first term of President Akufo-Addo’s regime died at the Legon Hospital in Accra, Thursday dawn, after a short illness.
He was a Member of Parliament for Navrongo Central Constituency in 2003 after he won a by-election following the death of the then incumbent, John Achuliwor.
He retained the seat in the 2004 parliamentary elections and was appointed the Minister for Manpower and Employment by President John Kufour in 2005.
He was moved from this position to Minister for Energy in a cabinet reshuffle on April 28, 2006.
Kofi Adda retained his seat as the MP for his constituency in 2008 was replaced by the NDC’s Ken Woyongo.
In 2016, he was defeated in the NPP parliamentary primaries after he lost to then Upper East Regional Minister Tangoba Abayage.