Mercy Bampo Addo

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Mercy Bampo Addo

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Mercy Bampo Addo is a Ghanaian diplomat a former Deputy Minister and a speechwriter for the President of Ghana. She is a member of the New Patriotic Party of Ghana. She is currently Ghana's High Commissioner to Malta.

Mercy Bampo Addo was a Deputy Minister and speechwriter for the President of Ghana between 2003 and 2009.

Prior to that, she worked as a Public Relations practitioner for over two decades first in Ghana’s Cocoa Industry and later, at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

She also taught History and Current Affairs at the secondary school level for three and a half years after graduating from the University of Ghana, Legon.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Governance and Leadership, a Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Communication as well as an Honours degree in History.

Mercy Bampo Addo is married to Prof. Samuel Tetteh Addo, a Professor of Geography at the University of Ghana. They have five children.

Her interests include assisting vulnerable women and young people in deprived communities, to access credit and work-related equipment to enable them to increase their output. Further, she offers counseling to unemployed Ghanaian youth to develop a new mindset with respect to job opportunities in both formal/informal sectors.