The Managing Director of Precious Minerals Marketing Commission (PMMC), Mr Kwadwo Opare Hammond, has died.
The former Adentan MP died on Friday, 11 January 2019 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
He was appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo in 2017.
Sources close to the family say he died of Thrombosis, the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, thus, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system.
Thrombosis can lead to cardiac arrest and death.