Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye
Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye, MP, is Minister for Works and Housing and the former Deputy Chief of Staff and Political Assistant to His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana. Francis, for many years, served as the Political Assistant to Nana Akufo-Addo, the then presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party.
A development planning, project management, and policy specialist and professional, Asenso-Boakye has over 22 years of wide-ranging professional experience in his field. Prior to becoming a key member of the staff at the Presidency, he held positions at the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare (MESW) (as it was then called), Global Media Alliance (GMA), Delta Acquisitions and Development, Delaware, USA, Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan, USA, Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB), and Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC).
At MESW, he was a Development Communication Specialist for a program to eliminate child labour in cocoa-growing communities in Ghana.
Hon. Abdulai Abanga
Hon. Abdulai Abanga is a Deputy Minister for Ministry of Works and Housing and a Member of Parliament for the Binduri Constituency in the Upper East Region since 7th January 2021 and currently serves on the Committee on Government Assurance as the Vice Chairman.
Hon. Abanga Abdulai was born on 25th May, 1970 in Akwatia, Eastern Region but hails from Binduri/Bawku in the Upper East Region of Ghana.
The Deputy Minister had his elementary education in Akwatia L/A Primary School and proceeded to Bansi Primary School in Binduri. He then proceeded to Bawku Junior High School and continued to Ghana Secondary School, Tamale, for his Secondary Education. He obtained a Diploma in Business Studies in Accounting at the Tamale Polytechnic and was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) Degree at the University of Cape Coast in 1998. Hon Abdulai holds a Master’s Degree in Development Finance, Professional Chartered Accountant Certificate in 2005 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG).