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John-Peter Amewu

John-Peter Amewu

John-Peter Amewu is a Ghanaian politician and current Minister for Railways Development in Ghana and Member of Parliament (MP) for Hohoe Constituency in the Parliament of Ghana.

1972

Early life and education
05 June 1972

Early life and education

John-Peter Amewu studied at Hohoe E. P. Senior High School, St. He graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, earned an MBA in finance, and later earned master's and postgraduate degrees in petroleum law and policy.

2005

Political Career
07 June 2005

Political Career

John-Peter Amewu, an NPP member, served as the municipal chief executive for Hohoe Municipal Assembly from 2005 to 2009. He is now Member of Parliament representing the Hohoe North Constituency.

2015

Career
22 June 2015

Career

Co-founder of Africa Centre for Energy Policy, provided policy advice for government and private sector projects.

2017

Minister
20 June 2017

Minister

John-Peter Amewu was chosen to serve as the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources (Ghana) in Nana Akufo-Addo's 19-member Cabinet in May 2017.

John-Peter Amewu's position as Ghana's Energy Minister was altered by President Nana Addo-Danquah Akufo-Addo in August 2018. Thus, he was appointed energy minister of the nation. He continued in this position for the remainder of the New Patriotic Party's period in office.

2023

Personal life
13 June 2023

Personal life

He is a Christian. He is married with four children.

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