Joe Kingsley Hackman

Joe Kinsley Hackman (born 12 December 1955) is a Ghanaian politician and a member of the Fourth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Gomoa West Constituency in the Central Region.[1]

Hon.
Joe Kingsley Hackman
Member of Ghana Parliament for
Gomoa West constituency
In office
7 January 2005 (2005-01-07) – 6 January 2009 (2009-01-06)
PresidentJohn Agyekum Kufour
Personal details
Born (1955-12-12) 12 December 1955 (age 65)
Gomoa West, Central Region Gold Coast (now Ghana)
NationalityGhanaian
Political partyNew Patriotic Party
Alma materUniversity College of Estate Management, UK
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionUniversity Lecturer

Early life and educationEdit

Hackman was born in Gomoa West in the Central Region of Ghana on 12 December 1955.[1] He had his Basic Education here in Ghana and worked for about five years before leaving to Nigeria in 1979 where he left to Holland in 1981. He enrolled in the College of Estate Management and Neason College of Technology in the United Kingdom, UK and completed his Professional studies in Building Technology and Management. He qualified as a Chartered Builder and later read a Master of Science Degree in Construction Management at the South Bank University in London.[2]

CareerEdit

He was the member parliament for the Gomoa West Constituency from 2005 to 2009. He worked in Holland, France and the USA. He came back to Ghana in 1994 and then became a University lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST. He teaches Construction Technology and Management. Occasionally, he does a little bit of Domestic House Design and Construction Project Management Consulting, and Project cost.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Hackman was first elected into Parliament during the December 2004 Ghanaian General elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party representing the Gomoa West Constituency in the Central Region of Ghana with 23,663 votes out of the 37,440 valid votes cast representing 63.20%.[3] He was defeated by the National Democratic Congress candidate Francis Kojo Arthur in the 2008 General Elections.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Hackman is a Christian.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Ghana Parliamentary Register(2004–2008)
  2. ^ a b "Interview with Joe Hackman, MP, Gomoa West". www.ghanaweb.com. 31 January 2005. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  3. ^ FM, Peace. "Parliament – Gomoa West Constituency Election 2004 Results". Ghana Elections – Peace FM. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  4. ^ FM, Peace. "Parliament – Gomoa West Constituency Election 2008 Results". Ghana Elections – Peace FM. Retrieved 3 August 2020.