Raphael Kofi Ahaligah
Raphael Kofi Ahaligah (1 January 1945) is a Ghanaian politician. He was a member of the Fifth Parliament.
Early life and education.
Aaliyah was born on 1 January 1945. He hails from Nogokpo in the Volta Region of Ghana. He obtained a Middle School Leaver's Certificate in 1963. He attended Kadjebi L/A Middle School.
He is a farmer and an Agriculturalist by profession.
He is a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He was a member of parliament for the Afram Plains South seat from 2004 to 2008. In December 2008 Ghanaian general Elections, he won the Afram Plains South seat by polling 12132 summing up to 63.7% out of 100% votes cast. He was the Member of Parliament for the Afram Plains South constituency seat from 2008 to 2012.
Ahaligah was first elected as a member of parliament for the Afram Plains South constituency in the 2004 Ghanaian general elections. He thus represented the constituency in the fourth parliament of the fourth republic of Ghana. He was elected with 13,312votes out of 22,385 total valid votes cast. This was equivalent to 60.8% of the total valid votes cast. He was elected over Anthony Adongo of the New Patriotic Party. He obtained 8,773votes out of the total valid votes vast, equivalent to 39.2% of the total valid votes cast. Ahaligah was elected on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress. His constituency was a part of the 22 constituencies won by the National Democratic Congress in the Greater Accra region in that election. In all, the National Democratic Congress won a total of 94 parliamentary seats in the fourth parliament of the fourth republic of Ghana.
Ahaligah is married and has ten children. He is a Christian and a member of the catholic church.
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