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Biography of Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo

Biography of Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo
Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo

Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo (born July 31, 1967) is a Ghanaian politician and was the Greater Accra Regional Minister of Ghana. Prior to this, he was the Volta Regional Minister. He is a member of the seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Kpone-Katamanso Constituency in the Greater Accra Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.

Personal life

He is a Christian (Presbyterian). He is married (with seven children).

Early life and education

Afotey-Agbo was born on July 31, 1967. He hails from Katamanso-Nungua, a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. He graduated from Ghana Institute of Journalism and obtained his diploma degree in public relations.

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Politics

Afotey-Agbo is a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He is the member of Parliament representing Kpone-Katamanso Constituency in the 4th, 5th, 8th, and the current and 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana. Serving as a committee member in committees on Environment, Science and Technology Committee, Youth, Sports and Culture Committee, and Privileges Committee. He served as the Minister of States between 2009 and 2012. He also served as Regional Minister of Greater Accra Region between 2012 and 2014.

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Career

He is the managing director (MD) of JNL Afotey-Agbo Ventures. He has been a Member of Parliament from January 2005 till date.

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