Joe Kwashie Gidisu

Joe Kwashie Gidisu

Joe Kwashie Gidisu is a politician and teacher and a former Minister for Roads and Highways of Ghana.

06 July 1971


Between 1971 and 1973, Gidisu was a teacher at Bontibor Local Authority Primary School. Between 1977 and 1978, after graduating from the Kibi Men's Training College, he worked as a teacher at the Dormaa Secondary School.

02 July 1975

Early life and Education 1975

Joe Gidisu, born in 1952 in Ghana, attended Bakpa Alabonu Local Authority Primary School, Mafi Devime Middle School, Kibi Men's Training College, and Advanced Teacher Training College in Winneba. He earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Ghana and an M.A. in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague.

Member of Parliament
28 June 2000

Member of Parliament

In the parliamentary elections held in December 2000, Gidisu won a seat for North Tongu.Following the redistricting, he ran for and won the Central Tongu seat in the 2004 Ghanaian parliamentary election, and he took office in that position in January 2005.In the 2008 elections for the Ghanaian parliament, he kept his seat. Following this election, John Evans Atta Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana, appointed him to the position of Minister for Roads and Highways in February 2009.

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