|Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Tamale South
|Minister for Communications|
Feb 2009 – Feb 2013
|President||John Atta Mills|
|Preceded by||Ben Aggrey Ntim|
|Succeeded by||Edward Omane Boamah|
|Minister for Trade and Industry|
|President||John Dramani Mahama|
|Preceded by||Hanna Tetteh|
September 8, 1970 |
|Political party||National Democratic Congress|
|Alma mater||University of Ghana|
Early life and education
Haruna Iddrisu was born in 1970 at Tamale, Ghana. Iddrisu studied at the University of Ghana between 1993 and 1997 where he obtained the B.A. (Hons) in Sociology. He was active in student politics and was the President of the National Union of Ghana Students during his final year. Iddrisu is also a barrister and has been a member of the Ghana Bar Association since 2002.
Iddrisu has been the National Youth Organiser for the National Democratic Congress since 2002. He stood for parliament in the 2004 parliamentary election in the newly formed Tamale South constituency. He retained his seat in the 2008 parliamentary election.
- "Hon. Iddrisu Haruna". Parliament of Ghana. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
- "Hon Haruna Iddrisu - Minister for Communications". Government of Ghana. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
- "Parliamentary Results Tamale South (Northern Region)". Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
- "Parliamentary Results Tamale-South (Northern Region)". Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
|Parliament of Ghana|
|Member of Parliament for Tamale South
2005 – present
Ben Aggrey Ntim
|Minister for Communication
2009 – 2013
Edward Omane Boamah
|Minister for Trade and Industry
2013 – present