Intro Ghanaian politician
Birth 16 January 1979
Age: 41 years
Star sign Capricorn
Politics New Patriotic Party
Wesley Girls’ High School
University of Ghana Master of Science
Abena Osei-Asare (born 16 January 1979) is a Ghanaian politician and currently the Member of Parlialment for Atiwa East (Ghana parliament constituency).
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– Personal life
– External links and sources
Abena Osei Asare had her secondary education from Wesley Girls High School-Cape-Coast (1995–97), she later acquired her Tertiary education from the University of Ghana, where she studied Economics and Geography. She is a member of the ACCA and has a certificate in Dealing from ACI (Financial Markets Association).
Abena Osei–Asare has worked as the Assistant Director for the New York University in Ghana between the period of (2004 and 2007) and also as customer team leader (2007-2009) and dealer for the Treasury Department (2009–12) both at Barclays Bank Ghana Limited. In the year 2000 she became a member of the New Patriotic Party and it was on the ticket of this political party that she had contested for the Member of Parliament of the then newly created constituency Atiwa East (Eastern Region) during the 2012 parliamentary elections.
Abena contested and won the New Patriotic Party parliamentary seat for Atiwa East Constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She won this seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections. She contested against one other candidate namely, Asante Foster of the National Democratic Congress . Abena won the election by obtaining 17,399 votes of the 22,486 cast, representing 77.81 percent of total valid votes.
Abena is a Christian who fellowships at the Presbyterian church. She is married with three children.
External links and sources
– Facebook page