Mohammed Adamu Ramadan

Mohammed Adamu Ramadan (born 3 May 1975) is a Ghanaian politician.[1] He is a member of the National Democratic Congress.[2][3] He is the member of parliament for the Adenta Constituency.[4] He is the son of politician Ahmed Ramadan and the elder brother of Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of Ghana.[5][6]

Mohammed Adamu Ramadan
Member of Parliament for
Adenta Constituency
Assumed office
7 January 2021
Preceded byYaw Buaben Asamoa
Personal details
Political partyNational Democratic Congress
SpouseLaila Ramadan
RelationsAhmed Ramadan (father)
Samira Bawumia (sister)
Abu Ramadan (brother)
ResidenceAshaley Botwe
Alma materGIMPA
ProfessionFinancial Consultant
CommitteesBusiness Committee and Health Committee

Early life and education


Mohammed Adamu Ramadan was born on 3 May 1975.[7] He hails from Ashalley Botwe in the Greater Accra Region.[7] He holds a bachelor's degree of Business Administration, a master's degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance.[7] He also holds a Master of Arts in Economic Policy Management.[7]



Ramadan was a Special Assistant and presidential staffer at the Flagstaff House during the Presidency of John Mahama.[8]



Parliamentary bid


In the 2016 Parliamentary elections Ramadan stood for the National Democratic Congress in the Adenta Constituency and lost to the New Patriotic Party's Yaw Buaben Asamoa. Asamoa polled 33,952 votes representing 50.64% as against Ramadan's 32,588 votes which was 48.61%.[9][10] He once again stood for the primaries for the NDC and won to represent them in the 2020 Elections.[11] He won against a former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur. He won by polling 730 votes against her 558 votes to be declared winner.[12]

In his second bid to win the Adenta Constituency seat, he won against the incumbent member of parliament Yaw Buaben Asamoah who he contested against in the 2016 elections, He managed to poll 63,436 votes representing 55.9% as against 49,255 votes representing 43.4% by him.[13]

Member of Parliament


Mohammed Adamu Ramadan was sworn in as Member of Parliament representing the Adenta Constituency in the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana on 7 January 2021.[7] He serves as a member on the Health committee and Business Committee of Parliament.[7]

Personal life


He is the first child of Ahmed Ramadan former chairman of People's National Convention (PNC) and the elder brother of Ghana's Second Lady Samira Bawumia.[6][14][15] He is a devout Muslim. Prior to entering politics, he worked with the former national airlines Ghana Airways and Ghana International Airlines.


  1. ^ "NDC Adamu Ramadan Receives A Heroic Welcome, Donates To The Party Grassroot". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. ^ Hamza, Paramza Kofi (30 March 2020). "Adenta Residents Welcome Mohammed Adamu Ramadan For Coronavirus Fight". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  3. ^ Emmanuel, kojo (2019-07-19). "Ignore the detractors; Ramadan is the most trusted candidate to lead us to victory - Adentan NDC". Pulse Ghana. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  4. ^ "Parliamentary Results For Greater Accra Region". Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  5. ^ "The 6 children of politicians in Ghana's parliament and those who failed". The Ghana Report. 2021-01-13. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  6. ^ a b "Samira's brother, Adamu Ramadan is trustworthy - Adentan NDC executives". GhanaWeb. 2019-07-21. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Official Profile of Mohammed Adamu Ramadan - Parliament of Ghana". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  8. ^ Hamza, Paramza Kofi (25 August 2019). "Re: NDC Adentan primaries: Ramadan not an aspirant to win Adentan seat". GhanaWeb. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  9. ^ FM, Peace. "2016 Election - Adenta Constituency Results". Ghana Elections - Peace FM. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  10. ^ "Adamu Ramadan confident of capturing Adentan seat for NDC". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  11. ^ "#NDCDecides: Delegates snub Oye Lithur for Adamu Ramadan in Adentan". Citinewsroom - Comprehensive News in Ghana. 2019-08-24. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  12. ^ "I 'wept' over hard fought victory – Ramadan". GhanaWeb. 2019-08-25. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  13. ^ FM, Peace. "2020 Election - Adenta Constituency Results". Ghana Elections - Peace FM. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  14. ^ Okyere, Gertrude (2020-03-10). "Samira Bawumia's NDC brother you need to know about". Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  15. ^ Qwame, Benedict (2020-12-08). "Samira Bawumia's brother representing the NDC floors NPP's Yaw Buaben Asamoah at Adentan". GhPage. Retrieved 2020-12-18.