MPs elected in the Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004

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This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs) elected to the Parliament of Ghana for the Fourth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana at the 2004 parliamentary election, held on 7 December 2004.

The list is arranged by region and constituency. New MPs elected since the general election and changes in party allegiance are noted at the bottom of the page. Only eight MPs survived from the First Parliament of the Fourth Republic.[1]

Current composition[edit]

Affiliation Members
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 128
National Democratic Congress (NDC) 94
People's National Convention (PNC) 4
Convention People's Party (CPP) 3
Independent 1
Speaker and Deputies (3)
 Total 230
 Government Majority 26

List of MPs elected in the general election[edit]

The following table is a list of MPs elected on 7 December 2004, ordered by region and constituency. The previous MP and previous party column shows the MP and party holding the seat prior to the election.


Table of contents:

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

Ashanti Region - 39 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Adansi Asokwa Kobina Tahir Hammond NPP 6,417 Kobina Tahir Hammond NPP
Afigya-Sekyere East Hennric David Yeboah NPP 23,693 Kwesi Akomia Kyeremateng NPP
Afigya-Sekyere West Albert Kan-Dapaah NPP 10,337 Albert Kan-Dapaah NPP
Ahafo Ano North Kwame Owusu Frimpong NPP 2,256 Kwame Owusu Frimpong NPP
Ahafo Ano South Stephen Kwaku Balado Manu NPP 10,919 Stephen Kwaku Balado Manu NPP
Akrofuom[2] Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah NPP 6,273 New constituency
Amansie West Kofi Krah Mensah NPP 34,946 Stephen Cobbinah B. Karikari NPP
Asante Akim North Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu[3][4] NPP 29,035 Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu NPP
Asante Akim South Gifty Ohene Konadu NPP 11,720 Alex Kwaku Korankye NPP
Asawase[2] Dr. Gibrine NDC 4,474 New constituency
Asokwa[5] Maxwell Kofi Jumah NPP 33,787 Constituency reconfiguration (NPP)
Atwima / Kwanwoma Dr. Matthew Kwaku Antwi NPP 24,340 Dr. Matthew Kwaku Antwi NPP
Atwima Mponua Isaac Kwame Asiamah NPP 16,547 Akwasi D. Afriyie NPP
Atwima Nwabiagya Benito Owusu Bio NPP 44,355 James Edusei Sarkodie NPP
Bantama[5] Cecilia Abena Dapaah NPP 33,776 Dr. Richard Winfred Anane NPP
Bekwai Ignatius Kofi Poku Edusei NPP 30,614 Ignatius Kofi Poku Edusei NPP
Bosome-Freho Nana Yaw Edward Ofori-Kuragu NPP 12,789 Gabriel Yaw Amoah NPP
Bosomtwe Simon Osei Mensah NPP 23,162 Adu Gyamfi Poku NPP
Effiduase-Asokore Grace Coleman NPP 6,975 Grace Coleman NPP
Ejisu/Juabeng Akwasi Osei-Adjei NPP 39,338 Akwasi Osei-Adjei NPP
Ejura Sekyedumasi Alhaji Issifu Pangabu Mohammed NDC 3,450 Sampson Atakora NDC
Fomena Akwasi Afrifa[6] NPP 4,111 Akwasi Afrifa NPP
Kumawu Yaw Baah NPP 13,543 Reo Addai Basoah NPP
Kwabre East[5] Kofi Frempong NPP 33,188 Nana Asante Frimpong NPP
Kwabre West[2] Emmanuel Asamoa Owusu-Ansah NPP 21,654 New constituency
Kwadaso[2] Josephine Hilda Addoh NPP 36,756 New constituency
Mampong Peter Abum Sarkodie NPP 22,076 Solomon Kwabena Sarfoh NPP
Manhyia Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor NPP 55,506 Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor NPP
New Edubease Ernest Kofi Yakah NDC 1,115 Augustine A Cudjoe NDC
Nhyiaeso[2] Dr. Richard Winfred Anane NPP 27,399 New constituency
Nsuta/Kwamang Kwame Osei Prempeh NPP 7,935 Kwame Osei Prempeh NPP
Obuasi Edward Michael Ennin NPP 16,463 Anthony Bright B. Mensah NPP
Odotobri Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi NPP 20,064 Samuel Nkrumah Gyimah NPP
Offinso North Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku NPP 390 Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku NPP
Offinso South Kwabena Sarfo[7] NPP 8,057 Kwabena Sarfo NPP
Oforikrom Elizabeth Agyeman NPP 26,332 New constituency
Old Tafo[2] Dr Anthony Akoto Osei NPP 27,841 New constituency
Suame[2] Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu NPP 40,052 Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu (NPP)
Subin Sampson Kwaku Boafo NPP 31,614 Sampson Kwaku Boafo NPP

Brong Ahafo Region - 24 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Asunafo North Robert Sarfo-Mensah NPP 4,138 Benjamin Osei Kuffour NPP
Asunafo South Eric Opoku NDC 1,216 George William Amponsah NPP
Asutifi North Paul Okoh NPP 1,436 Paul Okoh NPP
Asutifi South Alhaji Collins Dauda NDC 905 Cecilia Djan Amoah NPP
Atebubu-Amantin[2] Emmanuel Owusu Manu NDC 3,176 New constituency
Berekum Capt. Nkrabeah Effah Dartey NPP 9,487 Capt. Nkrabeah Effah Dartey NPP
Dormaa East Yaw Ntow Ababio NPP 3,994 Stephen Adoma-Yeboah NPP
Dormaa West Yaw Asiedu-Mensah NPP 1,163 Yaw Asiedu-Mensah NPP
Jaman North[2] Alexander Asum-Ahensah NDC 1,603 New constituency
Jaman South[5]
(formerly Jaman)
Anna Nyamekye NPP 15,757 Anna Nyamekye NPP
Kintampo North[2] Stephen Kunsu NDC 8,789 New constituency
Kintampo South[5]
(formerly Kintampo)
Yaw Effah-Baafi NDC 4,565 Yaw Effah-Baafi NDC
Nkoranza North[2] Eric Amoateng[8] NPP 3,742 New constituency
Nkoranza South Kwame Ampofo Twumasi NPP 2,134 Hayford Francis Amoako NDC
Pru[2] Masoud Baba Abdul-Rahman NDC 10,051 New constituency
Sene Felix Twumasi-Appiah NDC 12,135 Felix Twumasi-Appiah NDC
Sunyani East Joseph Henry Mensah NPP 14,175 Joseph Henry Mensah NPP
Sunyani West Kwadwo Adjei Darko NPP 7,514 Kwadwo Adjei Darko NPP
Tain[2] Joe Danquah NPP 918 New constituency
Tano North Ernest Akobuor Debrah NPP 5,615 Joe Donkor NPP
Tano South Andrews Adjei-Yeboah NPP 14,741 Andrews Adjei-Yeboah NPP
Techiman North Alex Kyeremeh NDC 1,430 Isaac Kwadwo Adjei Mensah NDC
Techiman South Simons Addai NDC 3,387 Prince Oduro-Mensah NPP
Wenchi[2] Prof. George Yaw Djan-Baffuor NPP 10,514 New constituency

Central Region - 19 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese Andrew Kingsford Mensah NPP 3,819 Harry Halifax-Hayford NDC
Agona East John Agyabeng NPP 10,603 Kwaku Adu Yeboah NDC
Agona West Samuel Kweku Obodai NPP 5,408 Samuel Kweku Obodai NPP
Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam Isaac Eduasar Edumadze NPP 7,060 Isaac Eduasar Edumadze NPP
Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori NPP 6,806 Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori NPP
Assin North Ken Ohene Agyapong NPP 10,289 Ken Ohene Agyapong NPP
Assin South Dominic Kwaku Fobih NPP 9,777 Dominic Kwaku Fobih NPP
Awutu /Senya Oppey Abbey NPP 13,742 Hanna Tetteh K. Kpodar NDC
Cape Coast Christine Churcher NPP 4,726 Christine Churcher NPP
Effutu Samuel Owusu Agyei NPP 1,214 Mike Allen Hammah NDC
Gomoa East Richard Sam Quarm NPP 5,180 Richard Sam Quarm NPP
Gomoa West Joe Kingsley Hackman NPP 11,498 Ama Benyiwa-Doe NDC
Hemang-Lower-Denkyira[5] Rev. Benjamin Bimpong Donkor NPP 4,763 New constituency
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom CPP 15,554 Ato Quarshie NDC
Mfantsiman East George Kuntu Blankson NDC 1,612 Comfort Owusu NDC
Mfantsiman West Stephen Asamoah Boateng NPP 7,529 Jacob Scherrer Arthur NDC
Twifo-Atti Morkwaa[2] Elizabeth Amoah Tetteh NDC 2,725 New constituency
Upper Denkyira East[2] Nana Amoako NPP 15,007 New constituency
Upper Denkyira West[2] Benjamin Kofi Ayeh NPP 6,732 New constituency

Eastern Region - 28 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Abetifi Eugene Atta Agyepong NPP 9,446 Eugene Atta Agyepong NPP
Abirem[9]
(formerly Birim North)
Esther Obeng Dapaah NPP 6,065 Dr William Boakye Akoto NPP
Aburi-Nsawam[2] Magnus Opare-Asamoah NPP 6,550 New constituency
Afram Plains North Joseph Tsatsu Agbenu NDC 13,822 Joseph Tsatsu Agbenu NDC
Afram Plains South Raphael Kofi Ahaligah NDC 4,839 Kwakye Addo NDC
Akim Abuakwa North[10] Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu NPP 8,431 New constituency
Akim Abuakwa South[10] Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo NPP 12,531 Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (NPP)
Akim Oda Yaw Osafo-Maafo NPP 23,461 Yaw Osafo-Maafo NPP
Akim Swedru Felix Owusu Adjapong
(Majority Leader)
NPP 11,381 Felix Owusu Adjapong NPP
Akropong William Ofori Boafo NPP 11,778 Agyare Koi Larbi NPP
Akwatia Kiston Akomena Kissi NPP 1,902 Kiston Akomena Kissi NPP
Asuogyaman Kofi Osei-Ameyaw NPP 1,933 Emmanuel Dwamena Bekoe NDC
Atiwa Yaw Brempong-Yeboah NPP 18,155 Yaw Brempong-Yeboah NPP
Ayensuano Godfred Kwame Otchere NPP 4,953 Godfred Kwame Otchere NPP
Fanteakwa Kwadjo Agyei Addo NPP Samuel Ofosu Ampofo NDC
Kade Ofosu Asamoah NPP Ofosu Asamoah NPP
Lower Manya Krobo Michael Teye Nyaunu NDC Michael Teye Nyaunu NDC
Lower West Akim James Appietu-Ankrah NPP Peter Kwaw NPP
Mpraeso Dr. Francis Osafo-Mensah NPP Dr. Francis Osafo-Mensah NPP
New Juabeng North Hackman Owusu-Agyeman NPP Hackman Owusu-Agyeman NPP
New Juaben South
formerly Koforidua
Yaw Barimah NPP Yaw Barimah NPP
Nkawkaw Kwabena Adusa Okerchiri NPP Kwabena Adusa Okerchiri NPP
Ofoase-Ayirebi[2] David Oppon-Kusi NPP New constituency
Okere Brandford Kwame Daniel Adu NPP Brandford Kwame Daniel Adu NPP
Suhum Frederick Opare-Ansah NPP Ransford Agyapong NPP
Upper Manya Krobo Stephen Amoanor Kwao NDC Stephen Amoanor Kwao NDC
Upper West Akim Samuel Sallas Mensah[1] NDC Samuel Sallas Mensah NDC
Yilo Krobo Raymond Tawiah NDC Daniel Tekpertey NDC

Greater Accra Region - 27 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ablekuma Central Victor Okuley Nortey NPP Victor Okuley Nortey NPP
Ablekuma North Kwamena Bartels NPP Kwamena Bartels NPP
Ablekuma South Theresa Ameley Tagoe NPP - (Deceased) Fritz Baffour NDC
Abokobi-Madina[2] Alhaji Amadu Bukari Sorogho NDC New constituency
Ada Alex Narh Tettey-Enyo NDC Amos Lawerh Buertey NDC
Adenta[2] Kwadjo Opare-Hammond NPP New constituency
Ashaiman Kwame Alfred Agbesi NDC Emmanuel Kinsford Kwesi Teye NPP
Ayawaso Central Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye NPP Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye NPP
Ayawaso East Dr. Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed NDC Dr. Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed NDC
Ayawaso West-Wuogon Akosua Frema Osei-Opare NPP George Isaac Amoo NPP
Dade-Kotopon Nii Amasah Namoale NDC Godfried Ako-Nai NPP
Dome Kwabenya[2] Aaron Michael Oquaye NPP New constituency
Domeabra-Obom[2] Daoud Anum Yemoh NPP New constituency
Klottey-Korle Nii Adu Daku Mante NPP Nii Adu Daku Mante NPP
Kpone-Katamanso Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo NDC Afieye Ashong NDC
Krowor Abraham Laryea Odai NPP Emmanuel Adjei Boye NPP
Ledzokuku Dr. Gladys Nortey Ashitey NPP Eddie Akita NPP
Ningo-Prampram Enoch Teye Mensah[1] NDC Enoch Teye Mensah NDC
Odododiodoo Samuel Nii Ayi Mankattah[11] NDC Reginald Niibi Ayi-Bonte NPP
Okaikwei North Elizabeth K. Tawiah Sackey NPP Joseph Darko Mensah NPP
Okaikwei South Nana Akomea NPP Nana Akomea NPP
Sege[2] Alfred W. Gbordzor Abayateye NDC New constituency
Shai-Osudoku David Tetteh Assumeng NDC Michael Afedi Gizo NDC
Tema East Ishmael Ashitey NDC Ishmael Ashitey NDC
Tema West Abraham Osei-Aidooh NPP Abraham Osei-Aidooh NPP
Trobu-Amasaman[2] Sameul Nee-Aryeetey Attoh NPP New constituency
Weija[2] Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey NPP New constituency

Northern Region - 26 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bimbilla Mohammed Ibn Abass NDC Dominc Aduna Bingab Nitiwul NPP
Bole John Dramani Mahama NDC John Dramani Mahama NDC
Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo Joseph Yaani Labik Independent Namburr Berrick NDC
Chereponi Doris A. Seidu NPP Mohammed Seidu Abah NDC
Damango-Daboya Alex Sofo NPP Alex Seidu Sofo NPP
Gushiegu Rita Tani Iddi NPP Iddrisu Huudu NDC
Karaga[2] Iddrisu Dawuda NDC New constituency
Kpandai Lipkalimor Kwajo Tawiah NDC Lipkalimor Kwajo Tawiah NDC
Kumbungu Alhaji Yakubu K. Imoro NDC Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni NDC
Mion Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu NDC Adams Ebenezer Mahama NDC
Nalerigu Hajia Alima Mahama NPP Dr.Tia Alfred Sugri NDC
Nanton Alhaji Alhassan Yakubu[1] NDC Alhaji Alhassan Yakubu NDC
Saboba Charles Binipom Bintin NPP Nayon Bilijo NDC
Salaga Boniface Abubakar Saddique NPP Boniface Abubakar Saddique Independent
Savelugu Hajia Mary Salifu Boforo NDC Hajia Mary Salifu Boforo NDC
Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Donald Dari Saditey NDC Joseph Trumah Bayel NDC
Tamale Central[2] Alhassan Wayo Seini[12] NDC New constituency
Tamale North[2] Alhaji Abubakari Sumani NDC New constituency
Tamale South[2] Iddrisu Haruna NDC New constituency
Tolon Umar Abdul-Razak NDC Alhaji Abdulai Salifu NDC
Walewale (East) (formerly West Mamprusi)[2] Alidu Iddrisu Zakari NDC Issifu Asumah (PNC)
Wulensi Kofi Karim Wumbei NPP Kofi Karim Wumbei NPP
Yagaba-Kubori[2]
(Walewale West)
Abdul-Rauf Tanko Ibrahim NDC New constituency
Yapei-Kusawgu Alhaji Seidu Amadu NDC Alhaji Seidu Amadu NDC
Yendi Malik Al-Hassan Yakubu
(Second Deputy Speaker)
NPP Malik Al-Hassan Yakubu NPP
Zabzugu/Tatale Mohammed Jagri NDC Mohammed Jagri NDC

Upper East Region - 13 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga NDC Hawa Yakubu NPP
Binduri Mark Anthony Awuni NDC Achidago B. Akugri NDC
Bolgatanga David Apasara PNC [13] David Apasara PNC [14]
Bongo Albert Abongo NDC Albert Abongo NDC
Builsa North Agnes A. Chigabatia NPP Anuka Theodore Basil NDC
Builsa South Abolimbisa Roger Akantagriwen NDC Norbet Awulley NDC
Chiana-Paga Pele Tumbakura Abugu NDC Pele Tumbakura Abugu NDC
Garu - Tempane Dominc Azumah NDC Joseph Akudibilla Independent
Nabdam Moses Asaga NDC Moses Asaga NDC
Navrongo Central Joseph Kofi Adda NPP Joseph Kofi Adda NPP
Pusiga[2] Simon Atingban Akunye NDC New constituency
Talensi John Akologu Tia[1] NDC John Akologu Tia NDC
Zebilla[2] John Akparibo Ndebugre PNC New constituency

Upper West Region - 10 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Jirapa Edward Kojo Salia NDC Edward Kojo Salia NDC
Lambussie Alice Teni Boon NDC Alice Teni Boon NDC
Lawra-Nandom Dr. Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor NDC Dr. Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor NDC
Nadowli East Mathias Asoma Puozaa NDC (NDC)
Nadowli West[2] Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin[1]
(Minority Leader)
NDC Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin (NDC)
Sissala East[15]
formerly Sissala
Moses Dani Baah PNC Moses Dani Baah PNC
Sissala West[15] Haruna Bayirga PNC New constituency
Wa Central Abdul-Rashid Hassan Pelpuo NDC Seidu Mummuni Abudu NDC
Wa East Bayon Godfrey Tangu NPP Alhaji Issahaku Salia NDC
Wa West[2] Joseph Yieleh Chireh NDC New constituency

Volta Region - 22 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Akan John Kwadjo Gyampong NDC 3,873 Bawa Rashid Independent
Anlo Clement Kofi Humado NDC 3,669 James Victor Gbeho Independent
Avenor-Ave Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho[1] NDC 7,814 Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho NDC
Biakoye Emmanuel Kwasi Bandua NDC 7,675 Kwabena Adjei NDC
Buem Henry Ford Kamel NDC 10,488 Emil Kwadzo Brantuo NDC
Central Tongu[2] Joe Kwashie Gidisu NDC New constituency
Ho Central Capt (rtd.) George Kofi Nfodjoh NDC 44,803 Kofi Attor NDC
Ho East Juliana Azumah-Mensah NDC 536 Steve Senu Akorli NDC
Ho West Francis Aggrey Agbotse NDC 20,679 Francis Aggrey Agbotse NDC
Hohoe North Prince Jacob Hayibor NDC 27,339 Nathaniel Kwadzo Aduadjoe NDC
Hohoe South Joseph Zaphenat Amenowode NDC 17,720 Kosi Kedem NDC
Keta Dan Kwasi Abodakpi[1] NDC 24,827 Dan Kwasi Abodakpi NDC
Ketu North James Klutse Avedzi NDC 18,034 Modestus Y.Z. Ahiable NDC
Ketu South Albert Kwasi Zigah NDC 32,036 Charles Kofi Agbenaza NDC
Krachi East[2] Wisdom Gidisu NDC New constituency
Krachi West[5] Francis Y. Osei Sarfo NDC 6,826 Francis Y. Osei Sarfo (NDC)
Nkwanta North[2] Joseph K. Nayan NPP New constituency
Nkwanta South[5] Gershon Kofi Gbediame NDC 6,964 Gershon Kofi Gbediame (NDC)
North Dayi Akua Sena Dansua NDC 25,754 Akua Sena Dansua NDC
North Tongu Charles Hodogbey NDC 15,392 Joe Gidisu NDC
South Dayi Daniel Kwame Ampofo NDC 10,944 Daniel Kwame Ampofo NDC
South Tongu Kenneth Dzirasah[1] NDC 23,730 Kenneth Dzirasah
(Second Deputy Speaker)
NDC

Western Region - 22 seats[edit]

Constituency Elected MP Elected Party Majority Previous MP Previous Party
Ahanta West Samuel Johnfiah NPP Samuel Johnfiah NPP
Amenfi Central George Kofi Arthur NDC John Frank Abu NDC
Amenfi East Joseph Boahen Aidoo NPP Joseph Boahen Aidoo NPP
Amenfi West John Gyetuah NDC Mrs Agnes Sonful NPP
Aowin[2] Samuel Adu Gyamfi NPP New constituency
Bia Michael Coffie Boampong NDC Michael Coffie Boampong NDC
Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Christopher Addae NPP Seidu Paakuna Adamu NDC
Effia-Kwesimintsim Joe Baidoo-Ansah NPP Joe Baidoo-Ansah NPP
Ellembele Frederick Worsemao Armah Blay
(First Deputy Speaker)
CPP Frederick Worsemao Armah Blay
(First Deputy Speaker)
CPP
Essikado-Ketan[2] Joe Ghartey NPP New constituency
Evalue Gwira Kojo Armah CPP Edith Hazel NDC
Jomoro Lee Ocran NDC Joseph Emmanuel Ackah NDC
Juabeso Sampson Ahi NDC Anthony K Gyapong-Mensah NDC
Mpohor-Wassa East Anthony Evans Amoah NPP Samuel Kwame Amponsah NDC
Prestea-Huni Valley Albert Kwaku Obbin NPP Albert Kwaku Obbin NPP
Sefwi Akontombra[2] Herod Cobbina NDC New constituency
Sefwi-Wiawso Paul Evans Aidoo NDC Isaac Kobina Nyame-Ofori NDC
Sekondi Papa Owusu Ankomah NPP Papa Owusu Ankomah NPP
Shama Angelina Baiden-Amissah NPP Angelina Baiden-Amissah NPP
Suaman Stephen Michae Essuah Kofi Ackah NDC John Kwekuchur Ackah NDC
Takoradi Gladys Asmah NPP Gladys Asmah NPP
Tarkwa-Nsuaem Gifty Eugenia Kusi NPP Gifty Eugenia Kusi NPP

Changes[edit]

  • Alhassan Wayo Seini, MP for Tamale Central, left the NDC to join the NPP. He also resigned his seat in parliament.
  • Dan Abodakpi, MP for Keta constituency, who was also Minister for Trade and Industry in the NDC Rawlings government, was jailed by a Fast Track Court in Ghana for fraud.[16]
  • Kwadwo Baah Wiredu, NPP MP for Asante Akim North constituency died in Pretoria, South Africa on 24 September 2008.[3][4]

By-elections[edit]

  • Asawase constituency - 21 April 2005 - Alhaji Muntanka Mohammed Mubarak (NDC) won with a majority of 11,142[17] replacing the late Dr Gibrine also of the NDC who had won the seat in December 2004 with a majority of 4,474.[18] The Ghana Center for Democratic Development deemed that this by-election was "fair and transparent, but not free from fear."[19]
  • Odododiodoo constituency - 30 August 2005 - Jonathan Nii Tackie Komey (NDC) won with a majority of 8377 to replace Samuel Nii Ayi Mankattah also of the NDC who had died earlier.[20]
  • Tamale Central constituency - 4 April 2006 - Alhassan Fuseini Inusah (NDC) won with a majority of 17502.[12] This followed the resignation of Alhassan Wayo Seini (NDC), who resigned to join the (NPP) but lost the resultant by-election.
  • Offinso South constituency - 24 October 2006 - Owusu Achaw Duah (NPP) won with a majority of 10097.[7] He replaced Kwabena Sarfo also of the NPP.
  • Fomena constituency - 23 January 2007 - Nana Abu Bonsra (NPP) won with a majority of 7522.[21] This followed the death of Akwasi Afrifa (NPP).[6]
  • Nkoranza North constituency - 13 March 2007 - Major (rtd) Derek Oduro (NPP) won with a majority of 43631, after Eric Amoateng had vacated the seat[8] while standing trial in the United States for drug trafficking.[22]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Experienced MPs must be retained -Dzirasah". General News of Wednesday, 22 December 2004. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-11. only eight founding members of the first Parliament, of the Fourth Republic would be available in the next Parliament  ie the parliament elected in 2004
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap New constituency created 2004
  3. ^ a b Kwasi Kpodo (24 September 2008). "Ghana's finance minister dies in South Africa". African News. Reuters. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  4. ^ a b "How Hon. Baah Wiredu Died". General News of Thursday, 25 September 2008. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Constituency changed in 2004
  6. ^ a b "Ghana's political scene, as seen by the Economist". News - Special Reports. The Statesman. 11 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  7. ^ a b "NPP wins Offinso South bye-election". General News of Wednesday, 25 October 2006. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  8. ^ a b "Eric Amoateng's Resignation Letter". General News of Sunday, 11 February 2007. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-08. 
  9. ^ Birim North constituency in the Birim North District has been replaced by the Abirem constituency
  10. ^ a b There was a single Abuakwa constituency that was split into Akim Abuakwa North and Akim Abuakwa South
  11. ^ Samuel Nii Ayi Mankattah died during his term in parliament and was replaced in a bye election on 30 August 2005.
  12. ^ a b "Minister commends Tamale Central electorate for peaceful election". Politics of Wednesday, 5 April 2006. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  13. ^ http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Bernard-Mornah-must-resign-he-s-destroying-PNC-Ex-MP-478645
  14. ^ http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Bernard-Mornah-must-resign-he-s-destroying-PNC-Ex-MP-478645
  15. ^ a b Sissala split into Sissala East and Sissala West
  16. ^ "Ghana boycott over graft sentence". Africa News. BBC Online. 7 February 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  17. ^ "NDC wins Asawase bye-election". General News of Friday, 22 April 2005. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  18. ^ "NDC Silences Ruling Party In Asawase". Politics of Friday, 22 April 2005. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  19. ^ "Statement on the Thursday April 21, 2005 Asawasi Constituency Parliamentary Bye-Election" (pdf). Ghana Center for Democratic Development. p. 3. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  20. ^ "NDC Wins Odododiodio". Politics of Tuesday, 30 August 2005. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-12.  Samuel Nii Ayi Mankattah died during his term in parliament
  21. ^ "NPP wins Fomena by-elections". General News of Wednesday, 24 January 2007. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  22. ^ "NPP retains Nkoranza North seat". General News of Wednesday, 14 March 2007. Ghana Home Page. Retrieved 2007-05-08. 

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