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Stephen Asamoah Boateng

Stephen Asamoah Boateng

Stephen Asamoah Boateng is a Ghanaian politician and a former Member of Parliament for the Mfantsiman West constituency and has previously held ministerial positions.

1958

Early life and Education
01 July 1958

Early life and Education

Boateng was born in Konongo, in Ghana's Ashanti Region. He completed his elementary education at Konongo Methodist Primary School, middle school at Kormantse District Assembly and Jasikan Roman Catholic Middle School, and senior high school at Konongo/Odumase Senior High School.Boateng received his undergraduate degree from the University of Ghana, and he afterwards attended Henley Management College in Oxfordshire, England, to earn his master's degree in business administration.

1963

Carketing Consultant
09 July 1963

Carketing Consultant

He was employed by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals' American Medical Systems (AMS) as a marketing consultant.He worked as a housing officer for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and as a business advisor for Business Link in London. At the Ghana Medical Stores in Kumasi, he held a position as a store assistant while serving as a public worker.

1982

President of the Madina Students Union
28 June 1982

President of the Madina Students Union

He served as the president of the Madina Students Union and the central committee secretary of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS).

2004

Member of Parliament
30 June 2004

Member of Parliament

Former representative for Ghana's Central Region's Mfantsiman West constituency. He served as the previous minister of local government, rural development, environment, tourism, and relations with the diaspora. Boateng has also held the positions of chief executive officer of the State Enterprise Committee and minister of information and national orientation. He presently serves as the State Interest and Governance Authority's (SIGA) Director General.

2023

Personal life
05 July 2023

Personal life

He is a Christian. He is married to Zuleika Lorwia, with whom he has seven children including Samuel Nana Yaw Boateng.