Yussif I. Jajah

Yussif I. Jajah

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


20 October 1979

Early Life

Yussif Issaka Jajah was born on 21 October 1979 and hails from Bole in the Savannah region of Ghana.


10 October 2000

Academic Accomplishments

Hon. Yussif Jajah Issaka's journey in politics is fortified by his educational background:

  • MSc Energy Economics (Energy) - 2020

  • MPHil in Development Finance (Finance) - 2019

  • MBA in International Oil and Gas Management (Energy) - 2011

  • BSc Accounting (Finance) - 2009

  • SSSCE - 2000


10 October 2011

Professional Experience

Prior to entering the political arena, Hon. Yussif Jajah Issaka served as a Consultant in the Oil and Gas sector from 2011 to 2012. Additionally, he contributed his expertise as a  Research Fellow at the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee on Decentralization in Accra from 2013 to 2016. His insights were sought after by organizations such as MDPI and Goodwill International.


09 October 2016

Political Involvement

In the 2016 elections, Yussif secured a resounding victory with 22,144 votes, which accounted for an impressive 59.97% of the total ballots cast. His closest competitor, Aminu Mohammed Zakari, received 14,644 votes, representing 39.66% of the vote share.



11 October 2020


Fast forward to the 2020 elections, Yussif once again garnered a remarkable 28,207 votes, constituting an overwhelming 62.66% of the total votes cast. Manaf Mohammed Osumanu Alidu, the opposing candidate, secured 16,810 votes, making up 37.34% of the vote share.


11 October 2023

Commitment to Governance

Hon. Issaka has been an active member of the Finance Committee and the Roads and Transport Committee, where he has worked to shape policies and decisions that have a direct impact on the well-being of Ghanaians.

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