Kwame Twumasi Ampofo, MP Bono East
Kwame Twumasi Ampofo born on March 6, 1968, is a Ghanaian politician and a current Member of Parliament representing the Sene West Constituency in the Bono East Region of Ghana on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Ampofo is a member of the Government Assurance Committee; and also a member of the Works and Housing Committee.
He attended the Essex County College, NJ, USA, 2005 and offered BSC in Business Management.
Ampofo worked as the Managing Director at Premier Pharmaceuticals from 2006 to 2012. He also worked as the Assistant managing director at Ghana Oil Premier Pharmaceuticals from 2003 to 2006. He was a teacher for Ghana Education Service from 1993 to 1995. He was also the Deputy Minister of Education. He is the current member of parliament for the Sene West Constituency (from 2012 to date).
He was first elected into Parliament during the 2012 Ghanaian general election as a member of Parliament for the Sene West Constituency in the Bono East Region of Ghana. During the elections, he polled 12,511 votes out of the 19,504 valid votes cast representing 64.14%.
He contested again in the 2016 Ghanaian general elections and polled 10,229 votes making 51.86% of the total votes cast whilst the NPP parliamentary candidate Joseph Mackay Kumah had 8,747 making 44.3% of the total votes cast, the Progressive People's Party (PPP) parliamentary candidate Dramani Manu had 565 votes making 2.9% of the total votes and the Convention People's Party (CPP) parliamentary candidate Daniyawu Mohammed had 184 votes making 0.9% of the total votes cast.
He again contested in the 2020 Ghanaian general election and polled 13,116 votes whilst the NPP parliamentary candidate Joseph Markay Kuma had 13,100 votes.
He is married with three children. He is a Christian and a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.