Edward Kojo Salia
|Member of Parliament
7 January 2001 – 16 February 2009
|Preceded by||Francis G. Korbieh|
|Succeeded by||Francis Bawaana Dakurah|
|Born||20 June 1952
|Died||February 16, 2009
|Political party||National Democratic Congress|
|Alma mater||University of Ghana|
Edward Kojo Salia (20 June 1952 – 16 February 2009) was a Ghanaian Member of Parliament. He was also a member of the National Democratic Congress and was a Minister of State in the Rawlings government.
Early life and education
Salia was born at Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. His parents were Bajeluru Dorcie Salia, a farmer and Habiba Yiringsaa, a housewife. He attended the University of Ghana at Legon. He also attended the Institute of Social Studies at The Hague in the Netherlands. He also studied at the Carleton University in Ontario, Canada and Ottawa University . Between 2005 and 2007, he studied at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration at Achimota in Accra.
Salia was appointed Minister of Transport and Communications in the Rawlings government in 1993. He also served as Minister for Mines and Energy and later for Roads and Transport in Jerry Rawlings's government. He was first elected as the member of parliament for the Jirapa in the 2000 election and he retained his seat in the two subsequent elections in 2004 and 2008.
|Parliament of Ghana|
Francis G. Korbieh
|Member of Parliament for Jirapa
2001 - 2009
Francis Bawaana Dakurah
||Minister for Transport and Communications
1993 - 1995
Richard Kwame Peprah
|Minister for Mines and Energy
||Minister for Roads and Transport
(Minister for Transport and Communications)