Paul Apreku Twum-Barimah, MP Dormaa East constituency
Paul Apreku Twum-Barimah born May 23, 1982, is a Ghanaian politician and Member of Parliament for the Dormaa East Constituency in the Bono region of Ghana.
He is a member of the Special Budget Committee, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Privileges Committee, Roads and Transport Committee, Mines and Energy committee and also a member of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee.
Barimah hails from Kobedia-Asupra in the Bono region of Ghana. He had his SSSCE in 2000. He had his bachelor's degree in Sociology & Information Studies in Social Science in 2006. He further had his MSc in Communications and Public Affairs in 2012. He had his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in General Law in 2018. He also had his certificate in Oil, Gas & Petroleum Management in 2020.
Barimah was the Head of Event and Production at Radio Universe. He was also the Station Manager at RGU radio. He was the Media mechanical and engineering manager at EXP Ghana. He was also the Assistant Communication Officer at the British High Commission. He was also the Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Manager for Zen Petroleum. He was also the Development Communication Coordinator for SADA. He was also at the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs for ENI Ghana Exploration & Production Limited.
He is a member of New Patriotic Party (NPP) and currently the MP for Dormaa East Constituency. He won the parliamentary seat with 16,679 votes whilst the NDC aspirant Racheal Owusuah had 11,383 votes. He was adjudged as the best first term member of Parliament in the year 2022.he was recognize by Watch Parliament and Civil Societies based on his in-depth research and analysis works, Contributions at committee meetings, Valuable contributions in the floor of Parliament and many more.
In December 2021, he donated food and other assorted items to about 200 widows in the Dormaa East constituency. He also gave hospital beds and medical equipment to the Wamfie District Hospital. He also donated working equipment and tools to about 400 apprentices and workers in Wamanafo and Wamfie.