MP, Afram Plains South, Joseph Appiah Boateng
Joseph Appiah Boateng (affectionately known as JAB1) is a Ghanaian politician and member of the National Democratic Congress. He is the member of parliament for Afram Plains South in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Joseph Appiah Boateng was born on 4 August 1975 in Obo-Kwahu in the Eastern region. He had Diploma in Nursing at the Australia Nursing College in 2008–2011 in Paramatta. Joseph Appiah Boateng also had his Post-Graduate in Strategic Management in 2020.
He is a member of National Democratic Congress. Joseph Appiah Boateng was a committee member of Selection, Lands and Forestry. In 2016, Joseph opted out of the parliamentary race after a court granted a motion by Dickson Adjei Danso that he should be prevented due to a criminal case against Joseph Appiah Boateng
In the 2012 Ghanaian general election, Joseph Appiah Boateng won the Afram Plains South Constituency parliamentary seat with 14,946 votes making 61.46% of the total votes cast whilst the NPP parliamentary candidate Adongo Anthony had 7,348 votes making 30.22% of the total votes cast, an Independent parliamentary candidate Ahaligah Rapahel Kofi had 1,814 votes making 7.46% of the total votes cast and the CPP parliamentary candidate Darfour Janet had 209 votes making 0.86% of the total votes cast
In the 2020 Ghanaian general election, Joseph Appiah Boateng won the Afram Plains South Constituency parliamentary seat with 18,246 votes making 66.24% of the total votes cast whilst the NPP parliamentary candidate Willie Horr had 9,300 votes making 33.76% of the total votes cast.
Joseph Appiah Boateng is a member of the Government Assurance Committee and also a member of the Environment, Science and Technology Committee.
He is a development worker, architect,quantity surveyor. Joseph Appiah Boateng was the CEO of Twenties Jog Company Limited in Sowutuom, Accra. He was the sales manager for Twimbros Enterprise from 1996 to 2007. Joseph Appiah Boateng also worked at Regis Care as a Nurse from 2008 to 2011
Joseph Appiah Boateng is married with three children. He is a Christian and a member of the Church of Pentecost.