Andrew Dari Chiwitey, MP Sawla-Tuna Kalba
Andrew Dari Chiwitey is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Sawla-Tuna Kalba Constituency in the Northern Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.
Early life and education
Chiwitey hails from Nakoiyiri in the Northern Region of Ghana. He holds an HND in Sec/Management Studies from Tamale Polytechnic , Masters in Human Resource Development and a B.A, Master of Arts from the University of Cape Coast.
Chiwitey is a member of National Democratic Congress(Ghana).
He contested the 2016 Ghanian general election on the ticket o National Democratic Congress and won the Sawla-Tuba Kalba constituency Parliament seat. He won the election with 17, 209 of the total votes representing 66.68%. He won the parliamentary seat over New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate Jame Kpibo Suuyehzi who polled 8, 301 votes representing 32.16%, Ibrahim Yakubu also contest for the parliamentary seat on the ticket of PPP and polled 202 votes representing 0.78% and the parliamentary candidate for Convention People's party Albert Iddisah had 98 votes which is equivalent to 0.38% of the total vote cast.
Chiwitey was re-elected as a member of Parliament for Sawla-Tuba Kalba constituency during the 2020 Ghanian general election on the ticket of National Democratic Congress with 21, 382 votes which is equivalent to 65.9%. He won the election over the parliamentary candidate for New Patriotic Party Banasco Seidu Nuhu who polled 10, 780 votes representing 33.2% of the total vote and Yakubu Ibrahim who was the parliamentary candidate for NDP had 308 votes representing 1.0% of the total votes.
Chiwitey is a member of Government assurance committee and the deputy ranking member on Parliament works and housing committee.