Isaac Chinebuah

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Isaac K. Chinebuah
20th Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ghana)
In office
Preceded by Mrs. Gloria Amon Nikoi
Succeeded by Dr. Obed Asamoah
Constituency Nzema East
(now Ellembelle in 4th Republic)
Personal details
Born (1929-10-07)October 7, 1929
Died June 8, 2006(2006-06-08) (aged 76)
Accra, Ghana
Political party People's National Party
Spouse(s) Jane Chinebuah
Children 8
Occupation Academic

Dr.Isaac K. Chinebuah (7 October 1929 – 8 June 2006)[1] was an academic and the foreign minister in the People's National Party (PNP) government of the Third Republic of Ghana.


Dr. Chinebuah was a former headmaster of Achimota School from 1963 to 1966[2] and also a former lecturer at the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, Legon.[3] He was a Minister for Education and Information in Dr. Kwame Nkrumah's Convention People's Party government in the First Republic of Ghana.

Dr. Chinebuah became the Member of Parliament for Nzema East (now Ellembelle) constituency after the 1979 elections. He was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs in the PNP government by Dr. Hilla Limann in the Third Republic from 1979 until its overthrow in a coup d'état on December 31, 1981.[3] He became the running mate to Dr. Hilla Limann during the 1992 presidential election.

He died at the age of 78 on June 8, 2006.[2] He was married to Jane Chinebuah.[3] He had eight children.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c "Chinebuah's Death Announced". NewTimesOnline. New Times Corporation. 29 June 2006. Retrieved 2007-04-10. 
  3. ^ a b c "Delegation informs Kufuor of Chinebuah's funeral". General News of Wednesday, 28 June 2006. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-04-18. 

See also[edit]

Parliament of Ghana
New title Member of Parliament for Nzema East
(now Ellembelle in 4th Republic)

1979 – 1981
Parliament suspended after coup
Political offices
Preceded by
Gloria Amon Nikoi
Foreign Minister
1979 – 1981
Succeeded by
Dr. Obed Asamoah