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Nana Akomea

Nana Akomea

Nana Constituency is a Ghanaian politician who served as the Member of Parliament for Okaikwei South Constituency.

1961

Early life and Education
05 August 1961

Early life and Education

Born on August 5, 1961, Akomea He is a native of Nsutam, which is located in Ghana's Eastern Fanteakwa District. Akomea graduated with a master's degree in communication studies from the University of Ghana in 1991.

1993

Career
07 July 1993

Career

Akomea is a journalist, marketer, and communication specialist. Prior to becoming an MP, he was employed by Focal Point Advertising Company.

1996

Election 1996
03 July 1996

Election 1996

In the general elections held in Ghana in 1996, Akomea ran for office on the New Patriotic Party's slate. He defeated Agbemor Yeboah Ernest of the National Democratic Congress by garnering 35,284 votes, or 44.70% of the total votes cast, as opposed to 22,928 votes, or 29.00% of the total votes cast.

1997

Member of Parliament
01 July 1997

Member of Parliament

He represented the New Patriotic Party as the Member of Parliament for Okaikwei South from 1997 to 2009.

2003

Minister of Information
02 July 2003

Minister of Information

Akomea oversaw the New Patriotic Party's communications strategy. Since Kwaku Kwarteng, the former director, resigned on January 31, 2011, he has been in this role. He served in politics as the Minister of Information from 2003 to 2005 and the Minister of Manpower Development and Employment from 2007 to 2009.

2008

02 July 2008

Elections 2008

In the fifth parliament of Ghana's fourth republic, Akomea was chosen to represent the Okaikwei South seat. A total of 35,438 votes, or 54.6% of the 64,916 valid votes cast, were necessary to elect him. Anthony Mensah of the Convention People's Party, William Aryee of the Democratic Freedom Party, and Isaac Mensah of the National Democratic Congress were all defeated in the election. Of the total valid votes cast, these received 39.77%, 0.36%, and 5.28%, respectively.

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