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
Political partyConvention People's Party
Spouse(s)Sabina Akainyah
Alma materApam Senior High School, University of Ghana, Ghana School of Law

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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