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Richard Dombo, CEO of Ghana Railway Dev. Authority has died

Unfortunate information reaching Ghanatribune.com indicates the Chief Executive of the Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA), Richard Dombo has died.

Information available to us says Covid-19 complications led to his demise on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Mr Richard Dombo reportedly contracted the novel coronavirus in January 2021 and has been battling the virus ever since.

He has not returned to work due to the toll it had on him and was self-isolating at his home until his sudden death.

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Richard Dombo was appointed by President Akufo-Addo as the GRDA CEO in 2017.

He is 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).

Until his appointment, Mr Dombo served as the operations manager for southwest rail, one of the largest rail operators in the UK and has played various roles in the sector since 1994