Hon. Samuel Atta Akyea

MINISTER

Honorable Samuel Atta Akyea received his instrument of appointment as Minister of Works and Housing on 7th February, 2017 after due Parliamentary vetting and approval.

The Minister was born on the 20th day of August, 1962 with a twin sister Gertrude Akyea.

He has been a third time Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South having succeeded H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo on the 7th January, 2009.

He obtained his ‘O’ and A’ level Certificates from the Adisadel College, Cape Coast. In 1989, he graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon with a Degree in Bachelor of Arts Philosophy and Law.

The Ghanaian legislator holds BL Solicitor’s Certificate and Barrister- at- Law from the Ghana School of Law in 1993.

After his call to the Ghana Bar in 1993, he did his National Service with the Criminal Division of the Attorney General’s Department.

Having become a member of the Ghana Bar Association, he joined the prestigious law firm, Messrs Akufo- Addo, Prempeh and Co from 1994 to 2002.

Thereafter, he set up his own law firm, Messrs Zoe, Akyea and Co.

In the Parliament of Ghana, he has served in the following committees:

  1. The Public Accounts Committee
  2. Judiciary Committee
  3. Foreign Affairs Committee
  4. Finance Committee

He is a Christian married to Philippina Akyea nee Lutterodt . They are blessed with two boys and a girl.

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Hon. Eugene Boakye (Works)

DEPUTY MINISTER

Hon. Eugene Boakye Antwi is a Deputy Minister of Ministry of Works and Housing, and a Member of Parliament for Subin Constituency in the Ashanti Region.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Business Administration, with Marketing specialty from the prestigious Harrow Business School, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom.

The Deputy Minister held middle Management level positions in Banking, Mortgage and Insurance at the Lloyds TSB and Barclays Bank Plc, London, UK respectively and worked at the Lord Chancellors Department, London, United Kingdom for a couple of years.

Before his election as a Member of Parliament in 2016, he was the Chief Executive Officer of EUGASS Limited, a Management Consulting group and small-scale construction company in Kumasi, Ghana.

As a devoted member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon. Eugene Boakye Antwi served as a Member of the NPP National Council from 2010 to 2014; Secretary of NPP UK and Ireland branch from 2005 to 2008. He was also a Member of the Ashanti Regional Campaign Teams of the New Patriotic Party for both the 2008 and 2012 General Elections and served as a Member and Secretary of the NPP Electoral Reform Committee in 2015.

He is currently serving on two (2) Committees in Parliament, namely:

  • Education
  • Housing

He is a devoted Catholic.

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Hon.Barbara Asher Ayisi  (Housing)

DEPUTY MINISTER