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Hon. Patricia Appiagyei

Hon. Patricia Appiagyei

Patricia Appiagyei is a Ghanaian politician, one-time Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, and the first female Mayor of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly.

1956

Early life and Education
28 November 1956

Early life and Education

Appiagyei, a native of Konongo/Asawase-Kumasi in Ghana's Ashanti Region, was born on November 28, 1956, in Kumasi.She completed her secondary schooling at St. Louis Senior Secondary School in Kumasi before enrolling at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 1980 to pursue a BA in Social Science, Economics, and Law.In 1988, she also completed her postgraduate diploma in Development Economics.

1956

Early life and Education
28 November 1956

Early life and Education

Appiagyei, a native of Konongo/Asawase-Kumasi in Ghana's Ashanti Region, was born in Kumasi. She completed her secondary schooling at St. Louis Senior Secondary School in Kumasi before enrolling at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 1980 to pursue a BA in Social Science, Economics, and Law.In 1988, she also completed her postgraduate diploma in Development Economics.

1995

Career
26 June 1995

Career

Appiagyei served as the executive director of marketing for City Investments Company Limited. She served as Kumasi's previous mayor.

2009

Member of Parliamenty
02 July 2009

Member of Parliamenty

She served as the Asokwa Constituency's Member of Parliament (MP) in both the Seventh and Eighth Legislative Assemblies of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. She belongs to Ghana's New Patriotic Party

2017

Deputy Minister of State
27 June 2017

Deputy Minister of State

Appiagyei served as the deputy minister for the Ashanti region before being swiftly elevated to the position of deputy minister for the Ashanti region. She held the position of Municipal Chief Executive for Kumasi from 2005 until 2009. She defeated former deputy local government minister Maxwell Kofi Jumah to win the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primary election, and she then won the parliamentary seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections. She was chosen by Nana Akufo-Addo to be the deputy minister for environment, science, technology, and innovation in 2017 and received parliamentary approval.

2023

Personal life
28 June 2023

Personal life

Appiagyei, wife of Dr. K. K. Sarpong, has three children and is a Christian.

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