Former Minister of Health under President Rawlings, Dr. Samuel Nuamah Donkor is reported dead in London.
The cause of his death is not known at the time of filing this report.
Samuel Nuamah Donkor was born on 5th September 1958. He was a Minister for Health, Minister for Ashanti Region and a member of the first parliament of the fourth republic of Ghana representing New Juaben North constituency under the membership of the National Convention Party (NCP).
In 1982, he was appointed by chairman Jerry John Rawlings of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) as the Deputy Regional Coordinator for Peoples Defence Committees and Workers Defence Committees (PDCs / WDCs) and additional position as coordinator for New Juaben 1982 to 1992.
Under Jerry John Rawlings administration in 1996 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Health of Ghana before becoming the substantive Minister of Health in 1998.
In 1999, he was appointed the Ashanti Regional Minister position which he held until January 2001 when the National Democratic Congress handed over government to the opposition party, the New Patriotic Party.
In March 2014, he was appointed the Managing Director of the Intercity State Transport Company limited (STC) in the National Democratic Congress, under John Mahama administration from 2014 to 2017.