Mynewsghana has established that the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, Emeritus Professor George Benneh has passed on to the ancestral world.
He died at his East Legon residence in Accra.
He was 87 years old.
A family spokesperson confirmed the news to the media stating that funeral arrangements would be announced later.
Graphic Online reported that, Prof George Benneh served as Minister of State in the SMC2 regime, the AFRC regime, and in the 3rd Republic.
Prof Benneh was awarded the “Star of Volta” by President John Agyekum Kufuor and is also a Papal Knight of the Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Adelaide Mary Benneh, six children and several grandchildren.