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Biography Of Akwasi Oppong Fosu.

Akwasi Oppong Fosu

Ghanaian politician

Akwasi Oppong Fosu (born February 1, 1958) is a Ghanaian politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for the Amenfi East constituency since 7 January 2013. He is a member of the National Democratic Congress.


Akwasi Oppong Fosu

Member of the Ghana Parliament

for Amenfi East


Assumed office

7 January 2013

Preceded by

Joseph Aidoo



Minister for Local Government and Rural Development


2013 – May 2014


John Dramani Mahama

Preceded by

Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo

Succeeded by

Julius Debrah

Personal details


1 February 1958 (age 63)



Political party.

National Democratic Congress

He was appointed Minister for Local Government and Rural Development by President John Dramani Mahama in March 2013 and succeeded by Julius Debrah in that title in May 2014.

Personal life.

Fosu is a Christian (Word Miracle Church International). He is married (with four children).

Early life and education.

Fosu was born on February 1, 1958. He hails from Afransiei, a town in the Western Region of Ghana. He entered the University of London and obtained his master's degree in Public Policy and Management in 2002.


Fosu is a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). In 2012, he contested for the Amenfi East seat on the ticket of the NDC sixth parliament of the fourth republic and won.


Fosu is employed in local government service in Accra.

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