Mr. Lee Ocran a former minister is dead following a short illness.
He passed on at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra family sources reveal.
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) bigwig who served a vice chairperson of the party, the functional executive committee of the party has directed its flags to fly at half mast.
Lee Ocran was a former High Commissioner to South Africa and ex-Member of Parliament (MP) for Jomoro in the western region.
Ocran served as Minister for Education of Ghana from 2012 to 2013. He has served as a deputy Minister for Environment under Rawlings.
He once served on the board of the Volta River Authority under NDC.