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Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho

Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho

Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho is a Ghanaian politician and lawyer who served as Ghana's Speaker of Parliament from 2013 to 2017, being the first Speaker elected from among members of Ghana's parliament and the fifth Speaker of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.

1957

Early life
03 January 1957

Early life

Born on January 3, 1957

1984

Early life and Education
03 July 1984

Early life and Education

Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho was born. After completing his secondary schooling at the Accra Academy, he continued his studies at the University of Ghana, where in 1984 he earned his LL.B. in law.[5] As a result of his enrollment at the Ghana School of Law, where he received his legal training, he was admitted to the bar in 1986. Before entering politics, he was employed at the Attorney General's office.

1993

Pan-African Parliament
07 July 1993

Pan-African Parliament

He held the position for 20 years, from 1993 to 2013, making him one of the few politicians to do so during the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He was a representative in the Pan-African Parliament as well.

1994

Attorney
05 July 1994

Attorney

Adjaho works as an attorney. He was employed at the Office of the Attorney General. In addition, he served in the legislature from January 1993 to January 2013.

2009

Member of Parliament
01 July 2009

Member of Parliament

Adjaho ran for office in the 1992 legislative election under the National Democratic Congress banner, and he kept his seat in the four elections that followed. He served in the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth parliaments of the Republic of Ghana. From 2009 to 2013, he served as the First Deputy Speaker of the House.

2013

Speaker of Parliament
10 July 2013

Speaker of Parliament

He is Ghana's first speaker to be chosen from among its parliamentarians. As a result, he was elected as the fifth Speaker of Ghana's Fourth Republic. He resigned from his seat as a member of parliament for Ghana's Parliament's Avenor-Ave constituency after being appointed Speaker.

2023

Personal Life
04 July 2023

Personal Life

Adjaho is a Christian. He is married and has four children

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