Ejisu MP John Kumah Is dead

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejisu constituency in the Ashanti Region, John Kumah (PhD) has reportedly died.

Dr. Kumah, who doubles as a deputy Minister of Finance under the second term of the Akufo-Addo administration died on Thursday, March 7, 2024.

In April 2021, he was appointed by President Akufo-Addo as Deputy Minister of Finance where he currently served until his demise.

The 45-year-old lawmaker for Ejisu left behind a wife and six children. He was born on August 4, 1978 in Ejisu Odaho, in the Ashanti Region, Ghana.

He attended Opoku Ware School for secondary education and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Philosophy from the University of Ghana (Legon). Earned an MBA (Finance) from GIMPA in 2009.

Obtained a Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Ghana and a Professional Law Degree (BL) from the Ghana School of Law.

Completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Research from the Nobel International Business School in 2019.

Received a Doctorate in Business Innovation from the Swiss Business School in Switzerland and a Masters in Applied Research (Business Innovation).


Admitted to the Ghana Bar as a Solicitor and Legal Practitioner in 2013.

Founding member and Managing Partner of Aduaprokye Chambers.

Founder of Majak Associates Ltd, a construction company.

He was appointed CEO of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) until 2020.

Holds positions in various committees, including Vice Chairperson of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee.

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