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Ofoase-Ayirebi MP Takes Over Information Ministry

Until his appointment, the legislature was a deputy minister and he takes over from Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid who has been reassigned as Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development.

August 10, 2018

The Member of Parliament for the Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern Region, Hon. Vincent Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has been appointed the Information Minister.

Until his appointment, the legislature was a deputy minister and he takes over from Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid who has been reassigned as Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development.

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (born April 5, 1982) is a Ghanaian politicianLawyer and Entrepreneur.

Kojo was born in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. His parents are Kwame Oppong Nkrumah and Felicia Oppong Nkrumah. Initially his parents were both teachers. Later his Father became a banker.

Kojo had his basic school education at St. Bernadette Soubirous School in Dansoman he continued to Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary in Koforidua for his senior high education and later studied at the University of Cape Coast where he received a bachelor’s degree in Commerce.

In 2012 he graduated with an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana, Legon.  In 2014 Kojo was awarded a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) at the GIMPA Faculty of Law after two years of studies. In 2016 he was called to the Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

In 2015 he contested and won the NPP parliamentary primaries for Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He won this parliamentary seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections.

He is currently Ghana’s Minister of Information and Cabinet spokesperson on the Economy. He additionally serves as a member of the Finance and Constitutional committees of the 7th Parliament of Ghana.

Kojo started his career as a Treasury Analyst at British American Tobacco in 2006. He later moved on to Joy FM as a broadcast journalist hosting the Super Morning Show after the departure of host Komla Dumor. In 2014 he bowed out of broadcasting to establish a Private Equity Firm, West Brownstone Capital.  By 2016, had become a lawyer practicing at Kulendi, Attafuah and Amponsah @ law.

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