General News of 2014-05-17

PV Obeng is dead

Myjoyonline.com is reporting that Paul Victor Obeng, chairman of the National Development Planning Commission has died.
The Senior Presidential Adviser died Saturday at a hospital after he reportedly collapsed at the Agape Filling Station at Spintex Road.
It is not clear the cause of death, even though sources suspect he died of pronounce asthma attack. He was said to have been rushed to the Lekma Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
PV Obeng was crucial in the organisation of the just ended National Economic Forum.
He was a Mechanical Engineer, politician and chairman of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology council.
In 2010, he was appointed by the President John Atta Mills administration as chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC).
Obeng is the chief consultant and Chairman of OB Associates, a public and private sector consulting firm and chairman of Ghana Agro and Food Company (GAFCO.