Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, MP Juaboso Constituency
Kwabena Mintah Akandoh is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Juaboso Constituency in the Western Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.
Early life and education
Akandoh was born on 19 June 1980. He hails from Sefwi Antobia a town in the Western Region of Ghana. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Mathematics from the University of Cape Coast in 2007.
Prior to entering politics, Akandoh was assistant director in charge of National Voluntary Programme of the National Service Scheme at its Head Office in Accra.
Akandoh entered parliament on 7 January 2013 representing the Juaboso Constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress. He was elected to represent the constituency in the Seventh and Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.
Akandoh contested the Juaboso constituency on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during the 2016 Ghanian general election and won with 17, 233 votes representing 51.91% of the total votes. He was elected over Martha Kwayie Manu of New Patriotic Party, Stephen Mintah Cletron of NDP, Oppong Ernestina of Convention People's Party and Abdul- Karim Ibraimah Ibrahim of PNC. They obtained 15, 604 votes, 164 votes, 111 votes and 87 votes respectively. These is equivalent to 47.00%, 0.49%, 0.33% and 0.26% of the total votes respectively.
Akandoh was again elected as a member of parliament for Juaboso (Ghana parliament constituency) on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during the 2020 Ghanian general election with 22, 304 votes representing 53.10% of the total votes. He won the election over Martha Kwayie Manu of New Patriotic Party who polled 19, 199 votes which is equivalent to 45.70%, parliamentary candidate for GUM Teye Nicholas had 341 votes representing 0.81%, Elijah Appiah Frimpong of PNC had 94 votes representing 0.22% and the parliamentary candidate for Convention People's Party Oppong Ernestina had 69 votes representing 0.16% of the total votes.
Akandoh is married with five children. He identifies as a Christian and belongs to the Anglican denomination.
Akandoh had an accident on the Nyinahin- Kumasi road in the Ashanti Region of Ghana on Saturday, 29th July 2023 when his car collided with a Sprinter.