Elizabeth Afoley Quaye

Elizabeth Afoley Quaye (born 1970), is currently the Member of Parliament for Krowor constituency in Greater Accra region Ghana. She is also the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture.[1]

Hon.

Elizabeth Afoley Quaye

MP
Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Krowor Constituency
PresidentNana Akuffo-Addo
Personal details
Born (1970-11-01) 1 November 1970 (ageĀ 49)
Nungua, Ghana
NationalityGhanaian
Political partyNew Patriotic Party
Spouse(s)yes
Childrenfour
Alma materCentral University, Accra, Ghana
OccupationAgriculturist
ProfessionAgriculturist

EducationEdit

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness from the Central University College. She obtained a National Diploma in General Agriculture from the University of Ghana, and also a certificate in General Agriculture from the Kwadaso Agricultural College.[2]

CareerEdit

Elizabeth has worked with Ministry of Food and Agriculture as Principal Production Officer for 20 years. She is the member of parliament for krowor constituency she is also the Minister designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Afoley Quaye contested and won the New Patriotic Party parliamentary elections for the Krowor Constituency in the Greater Accra Region in 2015. During the 2016 Ghanaian general elections, she won this same parliamentary seat to become the Member of Parliament for the Krowor Constituency. She contested with three other candidates, namely Agnes Naa Momo Lartey of the National Democratic Congress, Hugo Kofi Huppenbauer of the Progressive People's Party and Amartey Fanny of the Convention People's Party. Afoley Quaye won the elections with 32,463 votes out of 63,555 votes cast, representing 51.08 percent of total valid votes.[3]

Personal LifeEdit

She is married with four children. She identifies as a Christian.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mensah, Kent. "PROFILES: Akufo-Addo reveals names of 11 more ministers". starrfmonline. STARRFMONLINE. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b Segbefia, Lawrence (12 January 2017). "Elizabeth Quaye nominated for Ministry of Fisheries & Aquaculture". Citifmonline. citifmonline. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  3. ^ FM, Peace. "Ghana Election 2016 Results - Krowor Constituency". Ghana Elections - Peace FM. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  4. ^ "Ghana MPs - MP Details - Afoley, Quaye Elizabath". ghanamps.com. Retrieved 2019-03-09.