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Nana Obiri Boahen

Nana Obiri Boahen

Nana Obiri Boahen is a Ghanaian politician and lawyer, who served as a former Minister of State in the Ministry of the Interior.

1960

Birth and Education
31 May 1960

Birth and Education

He was born in Sunyani-Odumasi, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana. Boahen attended Sunyani Secondary School and studied law at the University of Ghana and later at the Ghana Law School in Accra. He is active in the international bar association as well as Amnesty International.

1998

New Patriotic Party.
02 June 1998

New Patriotic Party.

Nana Obiri Boahen was an advisor to the representative bodies in the districts of the Brong-Ahafo region. He worked at Danquah Busia Club as a youth organizer and was the first chairman of the youth organization of the New Patriotic Party.

2007

Minister of State
05 June 2007

Minister of State

On August 1, 2007, after the current government reshuffle, he was a former Minister of State in the Ministry of the Interior under Interior Minister Kwamina Bartels.

2016

Leadership
07 June 2016

Leadership

The New Patriotic Party's (NPP) deputy general secretary is Nana Obiri Boahen. He formerly worked under the controversial Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, who was suspended in 2016 prior to the general elections after becoming the party's general secretary in 2014. He is currently one of the party's longest-serving Deputy General Secretaries and has stated that he will step down from that position in 2023 to concentrate on other projects.

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