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Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

Hon Minister for Works and Housing, Republic of Ghana

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah is a multifaceted Ghanaian figure renowned as a politician, lawyer, and entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ghana Law School and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana Business School, alongside a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Cape Coast; he stands as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. Serving the people of Ofoase/Ayirebi for his second term as a Member of Parliament, he also holds a prominent position in the Committee on Finance, constitutional and Legal Affairs in the 8th Parliament of Ghana.

Leveraging his legal, financial, and entrepreneurial expertise, Kojo is fervently dedicated to inspiring young individuals to use public service to transform lives. Recently reassigned to the Ministry of Works and Housing, his focus has expanded to prioritise urban and rural housing, sea defence projects, and implement flood control measures.

During his tenure as Minister for Information, Kojo spearheaded ground-breaking reforms, introducing innovative channels for government communications, including regular national briefings and digital retail communication platforms. His leadership facilitated the smooth implementation of Ghana’s Right to Information Act and transformed the Information Services Department into a contemporary research and public education entity.

In his constituency, Kojo’s impact is palpable through initiatives such as the education and skills development fund, which has granted scholarships to over 450 beneficiaries since 2017 and supported the construction and maintenance of schools. Notably, he has attracted significant national projects and institutions to his constituency, enhancing its socio-economic landscape.

Within Parliament, Kojo is a stalwart advocate for public policy, contributing significantly to annual budgets and economic policy formulation since 2017. His recent reassignment to the Ministry of Works and Housing underscores his commitment to addressing critical issues such as urban and rural housing challenges, sea defence projects, and flood control measures, ensuring Ghana's more resilient and sustainable future.

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