|Speaker of Parliament
(5th of Fourth Republic)
7 January 2013 – 6 January 2017
|President||John Dramani Mahama (2012-17)|
|Vice President||Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (2012-17)|
|Preceded by||Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo|
|Succeeded by||Mike Oquaye|
|Member of Parliament for Avenor-Ave|
January 1993 – January 2013
3 January 1957 |
|Political party||National Democratic Congress|
|Alma mater||University of Ghana|
|Occupation||Speaker of Parliament|
He was elected to the position of Speaker of Parliament in the morning of 7 January 2013, succeeding Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo. He is the first speaker to have been elected speaker from among members of Ghana's parliament. He thus became the fifth Speaker of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. Following his elevation to the position of Speaker, he resigned his position as Member of Parliament for the Avenor-Ave constituency in the Parliament of Ghana. He is one of the few politicians who have retained their seats in parliament throughout the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He is also a member of the Pan-African Parliament.
Adjaho studied at the Accra Academy and continued his education at the University of Ghana where he obtained the LL.B. degree in 1984 before proceeding to the Ghana School of Law where he trained to become a Barrister-at-Law in 1986. He worked at the Attorney-General's department before turning to politics.
By virtue of Article 97 of the 1992 Constitution, Edward Adjaho vacated his seat upon assumption of the office of Speaker of Parliament. He was sworn in by Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Woode at the first sitting of the new Parliament. His tenure ended on 6 January 2017 after the 6th Parliament was dissolved.
He is a Christian.
- Aep Editor (8 January 2013). "Profile of Ghana’s New Speaker for the Sixth Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho". Ghana Election 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
|Parliament of Ghana|
|New title||Member of Parliament for Avenor-Ave
1993 – 7 January 2013
|First Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Ghana
2009 - 2013
Ebo Barton Oduro
Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo
|Speaker of Ghanaian Parliament
2013 - 2017