Kojo Armah

Kojo Armah
MP for Evalue Gwria
In office
January 1996 – January 2000
PresidentJerry John Rawlings
MP for Evalue Gwria
In office
January 2004 – January 2008
PresidentJohn Agyekum Kufour
Succeeded byCatherine Ablema Afeku
Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East
In office
January 2001 – January 2005
PresidentJohn Agyekum Kufour
Personal details
BornJames Evans Armah
(1945-11-27)November 27, 1945
Axim, Ghana
DiedMay 4, 2014(2014-05-04) (aged 68)
Accra, Ghana
NationalityGhanaian
Political partyConvention People's Party
Spouse(s)Sabina Akainyah
Children3
Alma materApam Senior High School, University of Ghana, Ghana School of Law
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionLawyer

Kojo Armah (27 November 1945 – 4 May 2014) was a Ghanaian diplomat, lawyer and politician.[1] He was a member of the Convention People's Party and a former Member of Parliament for the Evalue Gwira constituency in the Western Region.[2][3] He was also an educationist and linguist.[3] He represented the Evalue Gwira constituency on two separate occasions, from 1996 to 2000 and from 2004 to 2008.[1] He also served as the Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East from 2001 through 2004.[1]

Early life and education

James Evans Armah was born in Axim in the Western Region to James Enyimah Armah and Sikayena Baidoe.[4] He was raised by his maternal aunt, Mrs. Quarshie, and her family.[4] He received his primary education from Asokore Primary School and Apam Roman Catholic Middle School, and obtained his O and A level certificates from Apam Senior High School.[4] In 1969, he graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He obtained a post-graduate diploma in education at the University of Cape Coast.[5]

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