MPs elected in the Ghanaian parliamentary election, 1996

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This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs) elected to the Parliament of Ghana for the Second Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana at the 1996 parliamentary election, held on 7 December 1996.

The list is arranged by region and constituencies. New MPs elected since the general election and changes in party allegiance are noted at the bottom of the page.

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Members
National Democratic Congress (NDC) 131
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 63
People's Convention Party (PCP) 5
People's National Convention (PNC) 1
Speaker and Deputies (3)
 Total 200
 Government Majority 62

List of MPs elected in the general election[edit]

The following table is a list of MPs elected on 7 December 1996, ordered by region and constituency. The previous MP and previous party column shows the MP and party holding the seat.


Table of contents:

Ashanti RegionBrong Ahafo RegionCentral RegionEastern RegionGreater Accra Region
Northern RegionUpper East RegionUpper West RegionVolta RegionWestern Region
Postponed pollBy-electionsNotes and ReferencesSee alsoExternal links and sources

Ashanti Region - 33 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Adansi Asokwa John Kofi Gyasi NDC John Kofi Gyasi NDC
Afigya-Sekyere East Kwesi Akomia Kyeremateng NPP Pius M G Griffiths NDC
Afigya-Sekyere West Albert Kan-Dapaah NPP Mrs. Beatrice Aboagye NDC
Ahafo Ano North Baffour Annor NDC George Kwasi Adjei Annim EGLE
Ahafo Ano South Gabriel Barima NPP Gabriel Barimah NDC
Amansie West Anthony Boakye-Yiadom NPP Kofi Amankwaa Peasah NDC
Asante Akim North Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu NPP Collins Agyarko Nti NDC
Asante Akim South Alex Kwaku Korankye NPP NDC
Asokwa East Ahmed Musah NDC Othman Baba Yahya NCP
Asokwa West Edward Osei-Kwaku NPP Anthony K. Sarpong Kumankuma NCP
Atwima/Kwanwoma Dr. Matthew Kwaku Antwi NPP Sampson Adu Gyamfi NDC
Atwima Mponua Akwasi Dante Afriyie NPP NDC
Atwima Nwabiagya James Edusei Sarkodie NPP Yaw Bampoh NDC
Bantama Richard Winfred Anane NPP Ofori Owusu Jibreel NDC
Bekwai Alexander Agyei-Acheampong NPP Oduro Ofrikyi NDC
Bosome-Freho Gabriel Yaw Amoah NPP NDC
Bosomtwe Poku Adu-Gyamfi NPP Yaw Addai Boadu EGLE
Effiduase-Asokore Mrs. Grace Coleman NPP NDC
Ejisu/Juabeng Akwasi Osei-Adjei NPP Mohammed Boakye-Agyemang NDC
Ejura Sekyedumasi Peter Boakye-Ansah NPP Peter Boakye Ansah NDC
Fomena Akwasi Afrifa NPP Nana Odame Kusi NDC
Kumawu Reo Addai Basoah NPP Jargisu Ibrahim NDC
Kwabre Nana Asante Frimpong NPP Abena Takyiwa NDC
Mampong Solomon Kwabena Sarfoh NPP Dr. George Akosa NDC
Manhyia Kwame Addo-Kufuor NPP William Kwaku Asante NDC
New Edubease Theresa Joyce Baffoe NDC Theresa Joyce Boaffoe NDC
Nsuta/Kwamang Kwame Osei Prempeh NPP Samuel Brenyah NDC
Obuasi Anthony Bright Boadi-Mensah NPP Peter Keneth Owusu NDC
Odotobri Samuel Nkrumah Gyimah NPP Maxwell Mensah Ebenezer NCP
Offinso North Kofi Konadu Apraku NPP Emmanuel Kwame Boakye NDC
Offinso South Francis Kwasi Buor NPP 7819[1] Oheneba Kofi Asamoah EGLE
Old Tafo Suame Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu NPP Nana Kwasi Afful Kingsley EGLE
Subin Sampson Kwaku Boafo
(Minority Chief Whip)
NPP Sarkodie Joseph A tuffour NDC

Brong Ahafo Region - 21 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Asunafo North David Kwasi Amankwah NDC David Kwasi Amankwaah NDC
Asunafo South Francis Adu-Poku NDC
Asutifi North Emmanuel Baah Danquah NDC Emmanuel Baah Danquah NDC
Asutifi South Collins Dauda NDC Collins Dauda NDC
Atebubu North David Yaw Mensah NDC
Atebubu South Amadu Ali NDC Amadu Ali NDC
Berekum J.H. Owusu Acheampong NDC J.H. Owusu Acheampong
(Majority Leader)
NDC
Dormaa East Nicholas K. Adjei-Kyeremeh NDC Yaw Oppong Kyekyeku NCP
Dormaa West Thomas Kwame Yeboah NDC
Jaman Nicholas Appiah-Kubi NDC
Kintampo Gladys Abena Nsoah NDC Kwasi Gyasi Manu NDC
Nkoranza Theresa Nyarko-Fofie NDC Thomas Owusu Ansah NDC
Sene Nana Yaw Otto NDC Mahama P. Azum NDC
Sunyani East Joseph Henry Mensah
(Minority Leader)
NPP Yaw Manu-Yeboah NDC
Sunyani West Kwadwo Adjei Darko NPP Joseph Gyamfi NDC
Tano North Joe Donkor NPP Dominic Yaw Amoako NDC
Tano South Grace Boachie NDC Nana Koduah Kwarteng NDC
Techiman North Isaac Kwadwo Adjei Mensah NDC
Techiman South Kwadwo Mama Adams NDC George Kwabena Owusu NDC
Wenchi East Alhaji Moctar Musah Bambah NPP Emmanuel Obeng Mensah NDC
Wenchi West Johnson Asiedu Nketia NDC Johnson Asiedu Nketia NDC

Central Region - 17 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese J.E. Afful NDC Vincent K Turkson NCP
Agona East Kojo Acquah Yankah NDC Kojo Acquah Yankah NDC
Agona West Samuel Oppong NDC John Oscar Bimpong NDC
Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam Isaac Eduasar Edumadze NPP Dr. Joseph Kweku Enos NDC
Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa Ebenezer Kobina Fosu NDC Ebenezer Kobina Fosu NDC
Assin North Florence Kumi NDC Francis K Edzii NCP
Assin South Kwaku Al-Hassan Dadzie NDC Kobina Okyere NDC
Awutu /Senya Babalami Abu-Sadat NDC Danny William Osardu NCP
Cape Coast Christine Churcher NPP J. E. Ekuban NDC
Effutu Mike Allen Hammah NDC R. E.A. Ayirebi-Acquah NDC
Gomoa East Thomas Kweku Aubyn NDC Franis Kow Bortsie-Ansah NDC
Gomoa West Ama Benyiwa-Doe NDC Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe NDC
Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abbrem Ato Quarshie NDC Dr. Ato Quarshie NDC
Mfantsiman East Comfort Owusu
(Deputy Majority Whip)
NDC Comfort Owusu NCP
Mfantsiman West Jacob Scherrer Arthur NDC K Abaka-Quansah NDC
Twifo/Hemang/Lower/Denkyira John Kweku Kumah NDC John Kweku Kumah NDC
Upper Denkyira Clement Charles Omar Nyanor NPP Kwaku Addai-Gyambrah NDC

Eastern Region - 26 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abetifi Eugene Atta Agyepong NPP Opoku Preko NCP
Abuakwa Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo NPP Owraku Amofa EGLE
Afram Plains North Krosby Mensah NDC Akuamoah Boateng NCP
Afram Plains South Kwakye Addo NDC Akuamoah Asomani NCP
Akim Oda Yaw Osafo-Maafo NPP Nana Boaten-Abora NDC
Akim Swedru Felix Owusu Adjapong NPP Paul Kofi Peprah NDC
Akropong Agyare Koi Larbi NPP Richie Agyemfra-Kumi NDC
Akwapim South Vida Amaadi Yeboah NDC David Adu-Tutu NCP
Akwatia Mohammed Erzuah Siam NDC Gilbert Kwasi Agyei NDC
Asuogyaman Kwamena Dwamena-Aboagye NDC Jonathan Robert Owiredu NDC
Atiwa Yaw Baning-Darko NPP William Obeng Boateng NCP
Ayensuano Evans Kodjo Ahorsey NDC Elizabeth Kusi Aidoo NCP
Birim North Kweku Boateng-Lovinger NDC Dr Owusu Agyekum
(Minority Leader)
NCP
Fanteakwa Samuel Ofosu Ampofo NDC Darko Asomaning NDC
Kade Francis Kwame Nyarko NPP John Darlington Brobbey NDC
Koforidua Yaw Barima NPP Kwame Larbi Nyanteh NCP
Lower Manya Krobo Michael Teye Nyanua NDC Major(Rtd) Emmanuel T Tetteh NDC
Lower West Akim Akuamoa Ofosu-Boateng NDC Akuamoah Ofosu-Boateng NDC
Mpraeso Francis Osafo Mensah NPP Philip Kwabena Boamah EGLE
New Juabeng North Hackman Owusu-Agyeman NPP Samuel Nuamah Donkor NCP
Nkawkaw Kwabena Adusa Okerchiri NPP G. K. Abankwa NDC
Okere Fuzzy Dapaah Torbay NDC Seth Atiemo Akuffo NCP
Suhum Solomon Kodjoe Akwetey NDC Emmanuel Obeng-Darko NDC
Upper Manya Krobo Solomon Tettey Terkper NDC Charles Tei Sawer NDC
Upper West Akim Samuel Sallas Mensa NDC Samuel Sallas Mensa NDC
Yilo Krobo Daniel Tekpertey NDC Priscilla Esther Korboe EGLE

Greater Accra Region - 22 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ablekuma Central Victor Okuley Nortey NPP Adam Baako Nortey Yeboah NDC
Ablekuma North Kwamena Bartels NPP NDC
Ablekuma South Theresa Ameley Tagoe NPP Vincent Birch Freeman NCP
Ada Amos Lawerh Buertey NDC Amos Lawerh Buertey NDC
Ashaiman Franklin Winfred K. Aheto NDC Franklin Winfred K Aheto NDC
Ayawaso Central Sheikh Ibrahim Codjoe Quaye
(Deputy Minority Chief Whip)
NPP Sheik M F Nasiru-Nazubia NCP
Ayawaso West-Wuogon Mrs Rebecca Akweley Adotey NDC Dr. Francis Napoleon K Kumah NDC
Dade-Kotopon Sylvester A. Mensah NDC Lemuel Nii-Amon Kotei NCP
Ayawaso East Farouk Braimah NDC Yahaya Seidu NDC
Ga North Sampson Ottu Darkoh NPP Marian Lartele Lartey EGLE
Ga South Margaret Clarke Kwesie NDC Frederick Aryee Laryea NCP
Klottey-Korle David Lamptey NDC Nathan Tetteh Mensah EGLE
Kpone-Katamanso Afieye Ashong NDC Emmanuel Kweku Sagoe NCP
Krowor Joshua Alabi NDC Jacob Aplerh Tawiah NDC
Ledzokuku Nii Adjei-Boye Sekan
(Deputy Majority Whip)
NDC Seth Adjei Sow NCP
Ningo-Prampram Enoch Teye Mensah NDC Stanley Basil Bade Carboo NDC
Odododiodoo Nii Okaidja Adamafio NDC Emm Nii Korley Adu Tetteh NCP
Okaikwei North Joseph Darko Mensah NPP Sheriff E Nii Oto Dodoo NDC
Okaikwei South Nana Akomea NPP Samuel Wise Quarcoo EGLE
Shai-Osudoku Michael Afedi Gizo NDC Michael Afedi Gizo NDC
Tema East Ishmael Ashietey NDC Erasmus Aruna Quao NCP
Tema West Abraham Ossei-Aidooh NPP Gladys Boateng NDC

Northern Region - 23 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bimbilla George Mpambi Dagmanyi PNC Mohamed Ibn Chambas
(First Deputy Speaker) 1993-1994
NDC
Bole John Dramani Mahama NDC Mahama Jeduah NDC
Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo Joseph Yaani Labik NDC Joseph Yaani Labik NDC
Chereponi Alhaji Innocent Mahamadu Yahaya NDC Innocent Mahama Du Yahaya NDC
Chogu/Tishigu Ibrahim Adam NDC Ahaji Mohammed Haroon NDC
Damango/Daboya Adam Mahama NDC Edward Aliedong Alhassan NDC
Gukpegu/Sabongida Mustapha Ali Iddris NPP Alhaji Basit Abdulai Fuseini NDC
Gushiegu/Karaga Iddrisu Huudu NDC Issahaku Mahama NDC
Kpandai Lipkalimor Kwajo Tawiah NDC Likpalior Kwajo Tawiah NDC
Kumbungu Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni NDC Alhassan Musah NDC
Mion Alabira Ibrahim PCP Alhassan Ahmed Adams NDC
Nalerigu Isaac Kolibilla Batesimah NDC Isaac Kolibilla Batesimah NDC
Nanton Alhaji Alhassan Yakubu NDC Alhaji Alhassan Yakubu NDC
Saboba Moses Mabengba Bukari NDC Moses Mabengba Bukari NDC
Salaga Hamidu Baba Braimah NDC Hamid Baba Braimah NDC
Savelugu Mary Salifu Boforo NDC Ahame Shani Yakubu NCP
Sawla/Kalba Joseph Trumah Bayel NDC Denwuoh Kinglsey Nanmin Bown NCP
Tolon Alhaji Abdulai Salifu NDC Alhaji Abdullah Salifu NDC
West Mamprusi (Walewale) Susana Adam NDC Ben Baluri Saibu NDC
Wulensi Iddi Saani NPP Amidu Seidu NDC
Yapei/Kusawgu Alhaji Amadu Seidu NDC Wilson Salif Yaquob EGLE
Yendi Malik Al-Hassan Yakubu NPP Yusuf Iddrisu NDC
Zabzugu/Tatale John Jagri Kokpah NDC Jagri John Kokpah NDC

Upper East Region - 12 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bawku Central Fati Seidu NDC Hawa Yakubu Independent
Bawku West Cletus Apul Avoka NDC Cletus Apul Avoka NDC
Binduri Fortunate Atubiga NDC Fortunate Atubiga NDC
Bolgatanga Simon Anyoa Abingya NDC Akake Patrick NDC
Bongo Simon Alangde Asabo NDC Gaaga Akayeri Azitariga NDC
Builsa North Theodore Basil Anuka NDC Sylvester Azantilow NDC
Builsa South Norbert Garko Awullay NDC Norbert Garko Awullay NDC
Chiana / Paga Pele Abugu NDC Dr Stephen Ayidaya NDC
Garu/Tempane Dominic Azimbe Azumah NDC Dominic Azimbe Azumah NDC
Nabdan Moses Aduku Asaga NDC Danzi Paul Kpal NDC
Navrongo Central Clement Tumfuga Bugase NDC John Setuni Achuliwor Independent
Talensi John Akologu Tia NDC John Akologu Tia NDC

Upper West Region - 8 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Jirapa Francis G. Korbieh NDC Issah Alhassan NCP
Lambussie Alice Teni Boon NDC Alice Teni Boon NDC
Lawra/Nandom Anthony Bondong NDC Ken Meyir Kunfah NDC
Nadowli North Alban Sumana Bagbin NDC Alban Sumana Bagbin NDC
Nadowli South Emmanuel Samba Zumakpeh NDC Emmanuel Samba Zumakpel NDC
Sissala Alhaji Amidu Sulemana NDC Alhaji Amidu Sulemana NDC
Wa Central Mummuni Abudu Seidu
(Deputy Majority Leader)
NDC Mumuni Abudu Seidu NDC
Wa East Alhaji Issahaku Salia NDC Issaku Saliah NDC

Volta Region - 19 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Akan John Kwadwo Gyapong NDC Seth Kwabena Akompi (Dr) NCP
Anlo Cled Mawuko Kwasi Sowu NDC Cled Mawuko Kwasi Sowu NDC
Avenor Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho
(Majority Chief Whip)
NDC Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho NDC
Biakoye Kwabena Adjei
(Majority Leader)
NDC Dr Kwabena Adjei NDC
Buem Emil Kwadzo Brantuo NDC Emil Kwadzo Brantuo NDC
Ho Central Kofi Attor NDC Vicent Kofi Darkey-Mensah NCP
Ho East Steve Senu Akorli NDC Steve Senu Akorli NDC
Ho West Francis Aggrey Agbotse NDC Lt. Col E.K.D. Anku-Tsede (rtd.) NDC
Hohoe North Nathaniel Kwadzo Aduadjoe NDC Patience Pomary NDC
Hohoe South Kosi Kedem NDC Kosi Kedem NDC
Keta Dan Kwasi Abodakpi NDC Comdr Kwaku Tsidi Doulo(Rtd) NCP
Ketu North Modestus Yao Z. Ahiable NDC Prince R V K Ahiadzro NCP
Ketu South Charles Kofi Agbenaza NDC Wisdom Tsidore Seyena-Susu NDC
Krachi Sampson Kwadwo Apraku NDC Sampson Kwadwo Apraku NCP
Nkwanta Gershon Kofi Gbediame NDC Okpora Peter Kwadwo NCP
North Dayi Stephen George Obimpeh NDC Stephen George Obimpeh NDC
North Tongu Austin Akufo Gamey NDC Austin Akufo Gamey NDC
South Dayi Alexander Ransford Ababio NDC Alexander Ransford Ababio
South Tongu Kenneth Dzirasah
(First Deputy Speaker)
NDC Kenneth Dzirasah
(First Deputy Speaker)
NDC

Western Region - 19 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ahanta West Samuel Kwofie NPP
Amenfi Central John Frank Abu NDC Dr. John Frank Abu NDC
Amenfi East George Buadi NDC George Buadi NDC
Amenfi West Abraham Kofi Asante NDC Francis Fynn NDC
Aowin-Suaman John Kwekuchur Ackah NDC John Kwekucher Ackah NDC
Bia Christian Kwabena Asante NDC Christian Kwabena Asante NDC
Bibiani Seidu Paakuna Adamu NDC Kwame Darko NDC
Effia/Kwesimintsim Joseph E.K. Abekah PCP James Mike Abban NCP
Ellembele Freddie W.A. Blay
(Second Deputy Speaker)
PCP John Aitpillah NDC
Evalue Gwira Kojo Armah PCP
Jomoro Joseph Emmanuel Ackah NDC Joseph Emmanuel Ackah NDC
Juabeso Anthony K Gyapong-Mensah NDC Kingsley Asoah-Apima NDC
Mpohor-Wassa East Samuel Kwame Amponsah NDC Mary Stella Ankomah NCP
Prestea/Huni-Valley Kwaku Acheampong Bonful NDC Kwaku Acheampong Bonful NDC
Sefwi-Wiawso Isaac Kobina Nyame-Ofori NDC John Kweku Danso NDC
Sekondi Papa Owusu Ankomah NPP Albert Bosomtwi-Sam NDC
Shama Richard Dornu Nartey NDC Richard Dornu Nartey NDC
Takoradi Gladys Asmah
(Deputy Minority Leader)
NPP Tabitha Sybil Quaye NDC
Tarkwa -Nsuaem Joseph Ghansah PCP Mathew Kojo Kum NDC

Postponed poll[edit]

  • Elections for one constituency was deferred till June 1997.[2]

By-elections[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "NPP retains Offinso South seat". Politics of Wednesday, 25 October 2006. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  2. ^ "07 December 1996 Parliamentary Election". Elections in Ghana. Albert C. Nunley. 2004. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ "RESULTS OF BY- ELECTIONS FROM 1993 TO 2007" (pdf). Electoral Commission of Ghana. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 

See also[edit]

External links and sources[edit]

  • 1996 Parliamentary elections results