Member of Parliament for Ofoase Ayirebi and the Minister of Information under the first term governance of Nana Akuffo Addo, Hon. KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH is set meet the vetting Committee today on his designation as the information minister.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah is hoping to be approved by Parliament as the Minister for Information while Hawa Koomson is hoping to be approved as the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Mr. Oppong Nkrumah will not be new in the ministry if he is approved by Parliament.
He served as a Deputy Minister from 2017 to 2018 when President Akufo-Addo undertook his government’s first major reshuffle.
He was made the substantive minister after the reshuffle and served in that portfolio until the end of the first term of Akufo-Addo’s administration.
About Kojo Oppong Nkrumah
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah was born on April 5, 1982, at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.
He had his basic school education at St. Bernadette Soubirous School in Dansoman and continued to Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary in Koforidua for his senior high education and later studied at the University of Cape Coast where he received a bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
In 2012, he graduated with an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana, Legon.
In 2014, Kojo was awarded a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) at the GIMPA Faculty of Law after two years of studies.
In 2016, he was called to the Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.
Prior to that, in 2015, he contested and won the NPP parliamentary primaries for Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
He won this parliamentary seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections. He was re-elected the MP for the area.