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Collins Dauda

Collins Dauda

This is the timeline of the member of parliament for Asutifi South Constituency

1957

13 February 1957

Early Life

Collins Dauda was born on the 13th of February, 1957, in Mehame, in the Ahafo region (formerly, Brong Ahafo Region).

1973

10 December 1973

Education

Collins Dauda's education started at Mim Senior High School, where he obtained both the GCE Ordinary Level and the GCE Advanced Level between 1973 and 1981. 

1985

10 December 1985

Career in Education

Dauda's commitment to education led him to become a teacher. He started his teaching career in 1985 at the Kukuom Agricultural Senior High School. A year later, he joined the teaching staff at Ahafoman Senior High School, where he continued to educate young minds until 1992. During this time, his passion for education and community service was evident.

1991

10 December 1991

Involvement in local governance

Even before venturing into national politics, Collins Dauda was actively involved in local governance. He served as a member of the Asutifi District Assembly. His dedication to the community's welfare was further demonstrated during his participation in the Consultative Assembly between 1991 and 1992, where he played a crucial role in drafting the 1992 Ghanaian constitution.

1992

10 December 1992

Political Ascent

Collins Dauda's foray into national politics took flight when he was elected to the parliament in 1992 on the NDC ticket, becoming the first Member of Parliament for the Asutifi South constituency in the Fourth Republic. His commitment to public service was evident as he secured a second term in the 1996 parliamentary election. 

2000

10 December 2000

2000 election

Collins Dauda faced a significant setback in the 2000 parliamentary election due to allegations that he had used black magic to harm his political rival, Professor Gyan-Amoah, just a day before the general elections. Despite this challenging period, Dauda's resilience shone through as he reclaimed his seat in the 2004 election.

2002

10 December 2002

 Regional Chairman 

During the period when he was not in parliament, from 2002 to 2004, Collins Dauda took on the role of the Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Brong Ahafo Region, further cementing his influence within the party.

2004

10 December 2004

Election victories

Collins Dauda has remained a popular choice for the people of Asutifi South constituency, securing multiple victories in parliamentary elections. In the 2004 Ghanaian general elections, he was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Asutifi South constituency on the NDC ticket. In the 2008 and 2020 Ghanaian general elections, Collins Dauda was elected for the fourth and eighth times, respectively, as the Member of Parliament for the Asutifi South constituency. 

2023

21 October 2023

Current Role and Committees

As of now, Collins Dauda serves as the Minister of Water Resources, Works, and Housing, and the member of parliament for the Asutifi South constituency. Additionally, he is an active member of several parliamentary committees, including the Finance Committee, Lands and Forestry Committee, and Committee of Selection Committee.

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