Ghana’s former Education Minister and High Commissioner to South Africa unfortunately kicked the bucket before midnight on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at his residence in Accra.
The National Democratic Congress’ ex-MP for Jomoro had been sick in the past few days to his death.
About Lee Ocran
Ambassador Lee Ocran served as Minister of Education of Ghana from 2012 to 2013. He was appointed as minister by the late President John Evans Atta Mills in February 2012 in a Cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu from the government and the sacking of Mr Martin Amidu as Attorney General.
In 2000, he was a Deputy Minister of Environment Science and Technology.
Mr Ocran was MP for Jomoro from 2005 until he lost his seat to Samia Nkrumah, the daughter of Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah of the Convention People’s Party in the December 2008 parliamentary election.
In February 2014, Ambassador Ocran was sworn in as the board chairman of the Volta River Authority.