Bernard Ahiafor, MP Akatsi South
Bernard Ahiafor is a Ghanaian politician and a Member of Parliament representing the Akatsi South in the Volta Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.
Personal life and education
Bernard Ahiafor born 6 February 1973, hails from Atidzive. He obtained an O Level from Abor Secondary School, A-Level from Keta Secondary School, a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Ghana, a Barrister and Solicitor’s Degree from Ghana School of Law, a Diploma in Insurance from Ghana Insurance College as well as a professional law course from the Ghana School of Law.
Hon. Bernard Ahiafor is a member of National Democratic Congress and represent the Akatsi South in the Volta Region in the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.
Hon. Bernard Ahiafor first contested the Akatsi South constituency parliamentary seat on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during this constituency 2012 by- election when the member parliament for the constituency Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho become the Speaker of parliament for Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He was elected with 12, 079 votes of the total votes.
Hon. Bernard Ahiafor was re- elected as a member of parliament for Akatsi South constituency on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during the 2016 Ghanian general election and won with 16, 916 votes representing 56.34% of the total votes. He was elected over Evans Gadeto Djikunu of IND, Leo- Nelson Adzidoga of New Patriotic Party, Ametame Japhet of Progressive People's Party and Andreas Kwabla Avorgbedor of Convention People's Party. They obtained 11, 976 votes, 850 votes, 233 votes and 50 votes respectively. These is equivalent to 39.89%, 2.83%, 0.78% and 0.17% of the total votes respectively.