Cecilia Abena Dapaah is the former Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources. She is also the former member of parliament for Bantama constituency. Let’s take a look at her biography.
Cecilia Abena Dapaah was born on 27 November 1954. She is 68 years old.
Daniel Osei Kuffour
The two are blessed with a child.
She hails from Mpasatia in the Ashanti Region
She is a member of the Methodist Congregation
She attended the University of Ghana, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and linguistics in 1979. She holds a certificate in leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a postgraduate certificate in International Development Studies from the University of Oslo
CAREER AND POLITICS
Dapaah was elected as the member of parliament for the Bantama constituency of the Ashanti Region of Ghana for the first time in the 2004 Ghanaian general elections. She won on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party.
She was appointed Chairperson of the Board of Ghana Cocoa Processing Company in 2005 and moved from the board to become the Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works, and Housing in 2005
In 2008, she won the general elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party for the same constituency
On 7 January 2017, President Akuffo-Addo nominated her for the position of Minister of Aviation. She was vetted by the Appointments Committee of the Parliament of Ghana on 8 February 2017.
Dapaah was moved to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources in 2018. She was made caretaker Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection for a year (2021–2022). She served in her role as Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources before resigning in July 22, 2023, due to an alleged scandal involving the stealing of $1,000,000, €300,000 and Millions in local currency by her house helps from her bedroom
Cecilia Abena Dapaah is estimated to worth over $1 million