Anthony Abayifaa N yoh Puowele Karbo

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Anthony Abayifaa N-yoh Puowele Karbo

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Anthony Abayifaa N-Yoh Puowele Karbo is a Ghanaian politician, a Member of Parliament as well as a member of the New Patriotic Party. He is also the Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways in Ghana.

He received a Bachelor's Degree in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies in 2005.

He was the President of Tescon, Navrongo Campus of the University for Development Studies, and was the Student Representative Council President of the University for Development Studies in 2004.

Karbo also served on the Central Committees of both the National Union of Ghana Students and the University Students Association of Ghana. His performance in these roles earned him an appointment on the Upper West Regional Campaign Team ahead of the NPP 2004 general elections.

Anthony Karbo graduated from the University of Birmingham with a Master's degree in Economic Policy and International Business in March 2008 and was appointed a member of the national research team of the New Patriotic Party.

He was also the campaign coordinator for the Vice Presidential candidate for Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and later served as a key member of the Party's communication unit. In 2010, Karbo was elected National Youth Organizer of the Party untill 2012.

He decided to contest as a parliamentary candidate for the Lawra Constituency but was unsuccessful and then served as a Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party and Spokesperson for the Vice Presidential Candidate.

Anthony Abayifaa Karbo was first elected to the Parliament of Ghana on the ticket of the NPP in December 2016, after defeating the incumbent Sampson Abu and Upper West Regional Minister Bede Ziedeng.

Prior to the elections, many had doubted questioned his chances of success since the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) had held the seat for eight years.

In April 2017, Karbo was appointed as Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways. As Deputy Minister, Karbo chaired the working committee on the Sinohydro deal at the Ministry for Road and Highways, the biggest infrastructure barter in the history of Ghana.