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Deputy Minister of Finance, John Kumah, has passed away.

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A Deputy Minister of Finance John Kumah has died.

He is reported to have died on Thursday, March 7. The 45-year-old lawmaker for Ejisu left behind a wife and six children.

Sources close to the family confirmed the news .

Early Life and Education

Born on August 4, 1978(45 years ), in Ejisu Odaho, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Attended Opoku Ware School for secondary education.

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.

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

Currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Finance.


Elected as the Member of Parliament for the Ejisu constituency in the 2020 Ghanaian general election under the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Deputy Minister of Finance. Appointed April 2021

Holds positions in various committees, including Vice Chairperson of the Constitutional,

Legal and Parliamentary Affairs commitee

additional source : 3news

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