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Johnson Kwaku Adu

Johnson Kwaku Adu

This is a timeline of the member of Parliament for Ahafo Ano South West Constituency

1969

07 May 1969

Birth 

Johnson Kwaku Adu was born on August 10, 1969, in Akrokerri, Ashanti Region.

1990

06 December 1990

Education

 In 1990, Johnson completed his O Level (Science) and went on to earn a 3-year Post-Secondary School (Science) qualification in 1995. His educational pursuits continued with a Diploma in Science (Chemistry/Biology) in 2000, followed by a B.ed in Science (Chemistry and Biology) from the University of Education, Winneba in 2001.

1995

02 August 1995

Career

Johnson Kwaku Adu served as a class teacher from 1995 to 1997 and a form master tutor from 2001 to 2002 at the Ghana Education Service. Later, he took on the role of the district coordinator for the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) from 2002 to 2009. Adu also served as a circuit supervisor for the Ghana Education Service from 2009 to 2012.

 

2009

18 April 2009

Political Life

Adu's political journey is closely tied to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He was a majority member of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. During this time, he held the position of Presiding Member of the Ahafo Ano South District Assembly in Mankraso from April 2009 to January 2011. In January 2013, he began his role as a Member of Parliament (MP), a position he continues to hold, now serving in his second term.

2020

15 December 2020

2020 election

In the 2020 general election, Johnson Kwaku Adu ran on the ticket of the NPP and secured a decisive victory. He garnered 15,761 votes, accounting for 54.51% of the total votes, while the NDC parliamentary candidate, Sadik Abubakar, received 13,153 votes, or 45.49% of the total votes.

2021

03 August 2021

ECOWAS 

In 2021, Adu, alongside other esteemed parliamentarians, including Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, Abdul-Aziz Ayaba Musah, Laadi Ayii Ayamba, and Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah, participated in an Extraordinary Session of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) held in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This international engagement underlines his role as an influential figure in Ghanaian politics.

2023

28 December 2023

Committees

Johnson Kwaku Adu is actively engaged in various parliamentary committees. He serves as the Chairperson of the Youth, Sports, and Culture Committee and is also a member of the Health Committee.

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