Cletus Avoka

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Cletus Apul Avoka
Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Zebilla
Assumed office
7 January 2009
Preceded by John Akparibo Ndebugre
Majority 2,504
Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Bawku West
In office
7 January 1993 – 6 January 2005
Minister for Interior
In office
Feb 2009 – Jan 2010
President John Atta Mills
Preceded by Kwame Addo-Kufuor
Succeeded by Martin Amidu
Personal details
Nationality Ghanaian
Political party National Democratic Congress

Cletus Apul Avoka was the majority leader in the Ghana parliament. After the 2012 General Elections, he was replaced by Benjamin Kunbuor for the 6th Parliament of the 4th Republic as Majority Leader. He was the Minister for Interior in the National Democratic Congress government of John Atta Mills in Ghana until January 2010. His first ministerial position was as Minister for Lands and Forestry in the government of Jerry Rawlings.[1] He was formerly the Member of Parliament for Bawku West constituency in the Upper East Region of Ghana from 1993 to 2005. In the 2008 parliamentary election, he re-entered parliament as the second MP for the Zebilla constituency.

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  1. ^ "President swears in mMore Cabinet Ministers (sic)". Retrieved 2009-03-02. 

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Parliament of Ghana
New title Bawku West
1993 – 2005
Constituency changed
Preceded by
John Akparibo Ndebugre
2009 – present
Political offices
Preceded by
Ministry of Lands and Forestry
1997 – 1999
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Christine Amoako-Nuamah
Minister for Environment, Science and Technology
1999 – 2001
Succeeded by
Dominic Kwaku Fobih
Preceded by
Kwame Addo-Kufuor
Minister for Interior
2009 – 2010
Succeeded by
Martin Amidu
Party political offices
Preceded by
Alban Bagbin
Majority Leader
2010 – 6 January 2013
Succeeded by
Benjamin Kunbuor