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Elvis Afriyie Ankrah

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah is a Ghanaian politician who previously served as the Minister for Youth and Sports in Ghana.

1967

Born
06 January 1967

Born

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, born 6 January 6, 1967

1968

Early life and education
02 July 1968

Early life and education

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, born in 1967 in Ghana, attended Okuapemman Secondary School and London College of Computing and Electronics. He earned a GCE Ordinary Level diploma in 1984, a certificate in business and administrative computing in 1986, and a GCE Advanced Level in 1988 at Winneba Secondary School. He studied at the University of Ghana from 1992 to 1996, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Drama, and Linguistics.

1984

Working life
11 July 1984

Working life

Elvis Ankrah has experience in various business positions, including personal assistant at AMOGA Works, London location's personal assistant at Omega Works, and Grasam Enterprises. He also served as Executive Co-ordinating Secretary of the National Union of Ghana Students and operations manager at Annrose Protocol Services Limited.

1994

Politics
29 June 1994

Politics

Ankrah served as the President of the University of Ghana's Students Representative Council from 1994 to 1996. He later joined the National Democratic Congress and was a campaign manager for both Presidents Mills and Mahama. He was appointed Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in 2009 and later Minister for Youth and Sports in 2013.

1998

Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited
01 July 1998

Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited

After that, from 1998 to 2000, he worked as a sales and marketing executive for the Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited. June 2001 to

2005

 Researcher
05 July 2005

Researcher

The researcher worked at the Legal Resources Center in Accra, organizing discussions and seminars to pass parliamentary legislation with USAID support. He also served as a lecturer and head of the English and Communication Studies Department at the University of Professional Studies.

2012

Minister of State
03 July 2012

Minister of State

He is the former Minister for Youth and Sports in Ghana

2023

03 July 2023

Personal

Ankrah is married with three children

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