Akwasi Owusu Afrifa-Mensa, MP for Amasaman
Akwasi Owusu Afrifa-Mensa was born on March 4, 1971. He is a Ghanaian politician and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He is the Member of Parliament for the Amasaman Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
He is the Vice Chairperson on the Privileges Committee and a member of the Employment, Social Welfare, and State Enterprises Committee.
Afrifa obtained his Higher National Diploma (Accountancy) certificate in 2004 and received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) in 2007. He obtained a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration in 2014.
Afrifa also holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) obtained in 2014.
After University, he did his National Service at Sekyere West District Assembly in the Ashanti region of Ghana. From there, he worked as Manager/Account Officer at Basel Mission House of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana-Kumasi.
He also worked as an Accountant/ Account officer at Asante Presbytery, Presby Church of Ghana. He has worked also as an accountant at Presbyterian Girls Senior High School in Kumasi.
Akwasi Afrifa then worked as a Principal Internal Auditor/ Senior Internal Auditor at Ghana School Feeding and then as Director of Finance and Administration also at the Ghana School Feeding programme.