Ebenezer Kojo Kum

Ebenezer Kojo Kum

This is a timeline of the member of parliament for the Ahanta West Constituency 

02 February 1967


Ebenezer Kojo Kum was born on April 17, 1967, in Dixcove, in the Western Region of Ghana.

05 December 1984


Ebenezer Kojo Kum's educational journey began with his Ordinary Level (O-Level) in 1984 and Advanced Level (A-Level) in 1986. He continued to pursue higher education, earning a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Diploma in Education, both from the University of Cape Coast in 1991. His dedication to learning led him to the Ghana School of Law, where he obtained a Barrister-at-Law (General Practice) qualification in 2000.

12 August 1992


Ebenezer Kojo Kum served as the Deputy Director/Principal Cultural Officer/Senior Cultural Officer at the Centre for National Culture from 1992 to 2005, contributing to the preservation and promotion of Ghana's cultural heritage. From 2000 to 2002, he worked as a junior lawyer at Kendicks Law Firm and later became an Associate Partner from 2002 to 2007. His expertise and dedication in the field led to his appointment as the General Manager of Kendicks Law Firm from 2007 to 2016.

15 December 2016

Political Life

Ebenezer Kojo Kum's political journey began with his victory in the 2016 NPP parliamentary primaries for the Ahanta West Constituency in the Western Region of Ghana. He went on to secure the parliamentary seat in the constituency during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections, representing the NPP in the Seventh (7th) Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. His impressive win with 30,596 votes (68.1%) demonstrated his popularity and commitment to serving his constituents. He defeated George Kwame Aboagye of the National Democratic Congress and Isaac Kweku Annan of the Convention People's Party.

15 December 2020

2020 elections

Ebenezer Kojo Kum's dedication to public service continued, as he contested and won the 2020 NPP parliamentary primaries for the Ahanta West Constituency. He secured the parliamentary seat again in the 2020 Ghanaian general elections, joining the Eighth (8th) Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. His victory with 27,946 votes (51.60%) solidified his role as a representative of the people.

29 December 2023


Currently, Ebenezer Kojo Kum serves as the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, a position that allows him to contribute to the governance and development of Ghana.

29 December 2023


As a Member of Parliament, Ebenezer Kojo Kum is an active participant in various committees. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee and the Trade, Industry, and Tourism Committee of the Eighth (8th) Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.

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