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Peter Ala Adjetey

Peter Ala Adjetey

Peter Ala Adjetey was a Ghanaian politician and lawyer. He served as Speaker of the 3rd Parliament of Ghana's Fourth Republic from 2001 to 2005.

1958

Early life
10 June 1958

Early life

Peter Ala Adjetey, born in La, Accra, attended Accra Bishop Boys' School and St. Paul's School. He graduated from Accra Academy in 1951 and later earned an intermediate bachelor's degree from the University of London. Adjetey was admitted to the London bar in 1958 and returned to Ghana in 1959.

1959

Career
02 June 1959

Career

Adjetey worked as a Law Officer for the Office of the Attorney General, part-time lecturer at the University of Ghana's Institute of Adult Education, and at the Ghana School of Law. He served as secretary for the Ghana Bar Association, Judicial Council member, and president of the Ghana Bar Association from 1985 to 1989.

1995

30 May 1995

Politics

Adjetey represented Kpeshie in the Third Republic of Ghana's parliament. During the same time, he served as the head of the parliamentary delegation to the United National Convention. He was elected Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 1995 and served in that capacity until 1998.

2008

04 June 2008

Awards

In 2008, Adjetey received the Order of the Volta, a national honor. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Ghana in the same year.

2008

04 June 2008

Death

Adjetey died on 15 July 2008 after a short illness.[

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