Kobina Tahir Hammond

Kobina Tahir Hammond

This is a timeline of the member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa Constituency

10 August 1960


Kobina Tahir Hammond was born on June 16, 1960, in Adansi Asokwa, Ghana, a town in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

23 July 1986


His educational journey began at Adisadel College, where he completed his high school education. This was only the beginning of his academic pursuits. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Ghana in 1986. Later, in 1991, he furthered his legal education at Gray's Inn, Holborn Law School, London, UK, earning a Bachelor of Law degree.

16 June 1990


Hammond's career took an international turn when he became a partner at the prestigious Chancery Chambers in London. His experience in law and international affairs provided a strong foundation for his future endeavors.

20 December 2000

Political Career

Kobina Tahir Hammond's political journey commenced when he joined the New Patriotic Party. He made his mark by winning the Ghana General Election in December 2000, officially becoming a Member of Parliament (MP) in January 2001, securing 10,306 votes out of 19,407 total valid votes cast. This victory gave him a significant 54.4% share of the total valid votes.

15 December 2020

Further wins

Hammond has consistently represented the Adansi-Asokwa constituency in the Ghanaian Parliament during the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Parliaments of the 4th Ghanaian Republic. His dedication to public service and the needs of his constituents earned him re-election in the 2020 General Election, where he secured his place in the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.

26 December 2023


Throughout his political career, Kobina Tahir Hammond has contributed to various parliamentary committees. Notably, he was a member of the Finance Committee and the Mines and Energy Committee in the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana. These roles allowed him to play an active part in shaping Ghana's economic and energy policies.

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