Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo (Minister for Local Government and Rural Development)



NameOfosu-Ampofo
Other NamesSamuel
Date of Birth1962-03-10
PlaceKyebi, Eastern Regio

Detailed Biography

Ofosu Ampofo Stern

Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo is Ghana's Minister for Local Government and Rural Development. He was appointed by President Mills during a cabinet reshuffle in January 2011.[1] Prior to this appointment he had been the Eastern Regional Minister since the start of the Mills NDC government in 2009. He was succeeded by Dr Kwasi Akyem Apea-Kubi.[2] He is a member of the National Democratic Congress.

EDUCATION

Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA)-Post Graduate Certificate in Public Administration (200Haggai Institute, Hawaii Islands, USA-Specialized Studies in Advanced Leadership (1998); Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA)-Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (1998);University of Education, Winneba -Kumasi Campus(Sandwich Programme) 1991 – 1993;Kumasi Polytechnic 1987 (External Exam) University of Science & Technology; School of Mines(Now University of Mines & Technology-UMAT)– Tarkwa (1983 -1985);Akwatia Technical Institute – Akwatia 1979 – 1982; Asamankese, Anum L/A Middle School ( 1976 – 1979)

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Honored with the title, “Kentucky Colonel” and also presented with the key to the City of Lexington in the State of the Kentucky U.S.A, 1998.