The death is announced of Nii Quaye-Mensah, a former chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), on December 10, 2011.
He died at age 74 after a protracted illness.
Nii Quaye Mensah was a former President of the Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) between 1998 to 2000), an ex- player and ex-vice-chairman of Accra Great Olympics.
A chartered accountant by profession, he set up the Nii Quaye Mensah & Associates, a wholly owned Ghanaian firm of Chartered Accountants, liquidators, and Management Consultants which was established in 1980, which he headed till his death.
Nii Quaye-Mensah was the ACCA representative in Ghana for over thirty (30) years and a Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) between 1990 – 1992, having won World first place Gold Medal prize in International Accountants Examinations in 1963 and qualified as a member of the ACCA in 1970 at Slough College of Technology, Slough, England, (now Thames Valley University).
It was through his untiring effort that the GBA had its Rules and Regulations and the construction of changing rooms at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex (now used by weight-lifters).
The late Nii Quaye Mensah left a wife and seven children.
Burial and funeral announcements would be announced later.