It’s the birthday of Hon Patricia Appiagyei, member of parliament for the Asokwa constituency in the Ashanti region and former deputy minster Environment, Science and innovation. www.ghanacelebrations.com wishes you a very happy birthday celebrations and many more.
Appiagyei (born 28 November 1956) is a Ghanaian politician, one-time Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister and the first female Mayor of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly. She is the Member of Parliament (MP) in the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana and the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, representing Asokwa Constituency. She is a member of the New Patriotic Party in Ghana.
Early life and education
Appiagyei was born on 28 November 1956 in Kumasi and hails from Konongo/Asawase-Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She had her secondary education at the St Louis Senior Secondary in Kumasi and proceeded to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where she studied BA Social Science Economics/Law in 1980.She further did her Post graduate diploma- Development Economics in 1988.
Appiagyei previously worked with City Investments Company Limited as the Executive Director of Marketing from 1995 to 2010.
Committees – Lands and Forestry Committee
Appointments Committee
Appiagyei was a Deputy Minister for Ashanti region from 2001 to 2005 and was shortly appointed a Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister in 2005. From 2005 to 2009 she served as the Municipal Chief Executive for Kumasi. She is currently the Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa Constituency after beating former deputy Local Government minister, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, to win the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primary election and subsequently won the parliamentary seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections. She won the 2020 general election to represent her constituents in the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.
In 2017, she was appointed by Nana Akufo-Addo and approved by parliament to serve as the deputy minister for Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation.
Personal life
Appiagyei is married to Dr K. K. Sarpong, a former CEO of Kotoko FC and
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, and has three children. She is a practicing Christian.
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