Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, MP South Dayi
Rockson-Nelson Etse Kwami Dafeamekpor born on December 9, 1976, is a Ghanaian politician and the Member of Parliament representing the South Dayi constituency in the Volta Region. He is a member of the National Democratic Congress.
Early life and education
Dafeamekpor obtained a B.Sc. degree in tourism from the University of Cape Coast. He also completed the LL. B. at the University of Ghana. He proceeded to the Ghana School of Law where he qualified as a Barrister-at-Law.
Prior to becoming an MP, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor was a Tutor at the Ho Nurses Training College, the General Manage of Sunlife Travel and Tours from 2003 to 2009, a Senior Associate at the Hayibor, Djarbeng and Company law firm based at Kokomlemle, a suburb of Accra.
He first entered parliament following the 2016 Ghanaian general election where he won the seat with 71.44% of the votes. This gave him an eight percent majority. In the 2020 general election, he retained his seat with a reduced majority of 1.26%, having won 72.7% of the total votes cast.
Dafeamekpor is a Christian and he is married with four children.
On 14 August 2021, it was reported he was involved in an accident on the Aveyime road in the Volta region. His vehicle was claimed to have somersaulted two times after a Kia truck crossed his envoy and crashed his vehicle. He was later released from the 37 Military Hospital after he receiving treatment