Kennedy Osei Nyarko

Kennedy Osei Nyarko

This is the timeline of the member of parliament for Akim Swedru Constituency 

02 January 1979


Kennedy Osei Nyarko was born on April 2, 1979, in Akim Swedru, in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

03 February 2010


Kennedy Osei Nyarko attended the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Marketing in 2010. His passion for marketing and business led him to the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK, where he earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing in 2011. Continuing his educational pursuits, he completed a postgraduate degree in marketing at the University of Ghana in 2012. His quest for knowledge culminated in a Master of Science degree in Climate Change and Sustainable Development, which he obtained from the University of Ghana in 2019.

22 December 2011


Kennedy served as a technical sales manager at J.A Plant Pool, a Ghanaian mining company, for three years, where he also took on the role of General Manager for the company's Northern zone. Kennedy's background in marketing and sales made him a natural fit for his subsequent roles as the Head of Sales/Marketing at Jospong Group of Companies and the Head of Marketing at Zoomlion Ghana Limited. Additionally, he established a radio station called Bosome FM, showcasing his diverse interests and entrepreneurial spirit.

15 December 2012

Election 2012

Throughout his political career, Kennedy has shown remarkable consistency in representing the Akim Swedru Constituency. In the 2012 Ghanaian general election, he won the parliamentary seat with 8,865 votes, making up 55.78% of the total votes cast. 

15 December 2016

2016 election 

In the 2016 general election, he again secured the Akim Swedru Constituency parliamentary seat with 11,458 votes, earning 71.4% of the total votes.

03 May 2017

Deputy Agriculture Minister

In 2017, due to the resignation of the former Deputy Agriculture Minister, William Quaitoo, Kennedy was appointed Deputy Minister of Agriculture by Nana Akufo-Addo, demonstrating his leadership and commitment to serving his nation.

15 December 2020

2020 election 

His popularity among the constituents was further confirmed in the 2020 general election, where he won with 11,180 votes, accounting for 71.3% of the total votes.

14 December 2023


In 2017, Kennedy Osei Nyarko was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee of Local Government in the Parliament of Ghana. Furthermore, he currently serves as the Chairperson of the Roads and Transport Committee and is a member of the Special Budget Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.

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