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Kwame Addo-Kufuor

Ghanaian Politician and Physician

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Date of Birth:
1940-07-14
Place of Birth:
Kumasi, Ghana

Kwame Addo-kufour is a Ghanaian politician and physician. He was a Member of Parliament for Manhyia.

Under the presidency of John Agykekum Kufour his brother, he was the Minister of Defence from 2001 to 2008 and the Minister of Interior.

He holds a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Cambridge. He also studied at the Middlesex Medical School Hospital and Jesus College.

He became a member of parliament in January 1997, winning in the General Election in December 1996. He was elected again as the member of parliament for the Manhyia constituency in the fourth parliament of the fourth Republic of Ghana under the New Patriotic Party.

Kwame Addo-kufour won against Yaw Addai Boadu an NDC member in the December 1996 Ghanaian General Elections for the Manhyia Constituency in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

He was re-elected against Samuel B.Donkoh an NDC member who, Salifu Mumuni and PNC member and Nana O. Boateng.

During the 2004 General Elections, he was elected as the member of parliament for the Bekwai constituency of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. His constituency was a part of the 36 parliamentary seats out of 39 seats won by the New Patriotic Party in that election for the Ashanti Region that year.

He was elected over Salifu Mumuni of the People’s National Convention, Kwame Boateng of the National Democratic Congress, E. A. Ohene Darko of the Convention People’s Party, and Kofi Pervical Akpaloo an independent candidate.

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