Peter Nortsu-Kotoe

Peter Nortsu-Kotoe

This is the timeline of the member of parliament for Akatsi North Constituency 


06 May 1956


Peter Nortsu-Kotoe was born on Sunday, 6th May, 1956, in the Volta Region of Ghana.



30 December 1960


Nortsu-Kotoe pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics/English at the prestigious University of Ghana, demonstrating his intellectual prowess and thirst for knowledge. To further bolster his qualifications, he acquired a Master of Development Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). 


01 May 1970

Career Path

Peter Nortsu-Kotoe served as a tutor at the renowned Accra Academy. His contribution extended to the role of an Assistant Director in the Ghana Education Service, a position that allowed him to influence educational policies and practices positively.



18 April 2009

DCE of Akatsi District

Nortsu-Kotoe's venture into politics further underscores his commitment to making a difference. His political career began with his appointment as the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Akatsi District, a role he served from April 2009 to January 6, 2013.



16 January 2013

Political beginning 

In January 2013, he embarked on a new phase in his career by becoming a Member of Parliament. His dedication and contributions to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) resulted in him being elected to represent the Akatsi North Constituency. His journey in the political sphere has been marked by multiple terms, with his second term lasting from 2013 to 2016. This tenure allowed him to continue working on issues close to his heart and representing the interests of his constituency on the national stage.


30 December 2016

2016 election

Peter Nortsu-Kotoe was reelected in 2016 and served from 2017 to 2020. He won with  11,482, representing 89.28% while his opponent Prince Sodoke Amuzu of the NPP got 1,379 representing 10.72%.


15 December 2020

2020 elections

In the 2020 Ghanaian general elections, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe won the parliament seat with 68.11% of the total votes cast, amassing 9,770 votes. His closest rival, the NPP parliamentary candidate Ofosu Simon Peter Kofi, garnered 31.89% of the votes with 4,575 votes.

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