Ex- Energy Minister Is Reported Dead

Former New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Akim Swedru, Felix Owusu-Adjapong, has been reported dead.

The former Majority Leader Felix Owusu-Adjapong, passed away at the age of 79.

His death was announced by Majority Chief Whip, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, on his social media account on October 4, 2023.

Hon. Annoh-Dompreh shared a photo of Mr Owusu-Adjapong and extended condolences to his family.

Details about his death are not immediately unknown.

Felix Kwasi Owusu-Adjapong was a member of the 2nd,3rd and 4th Parliament of the 4th republic of Ghana. He was first elected Member of Parliament for Akyem Swedru in the 1996 Ghanaian general elections with a total of 15,824 making 45.30% of the total valid votes cast that year.

He was re-elected in the 2000 Ghanaian general elections with a majority of 14,614 making 56.80% of the votes cast. In February 2001 he was appointed Minister for Transport and Communications, and in April 2003 Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

In the 2004 Ghanaian general elections, he was elected again as Member of Parliament with a majority vote of 21,048 making 66.94% of the total votes polled that year. In 2007 he resigned his ministerial position to make an unsuccessful bid for the presidential nomination of the NPP. He did not contest his parliamentary constituency at the 2008 Ghanaian General Elections, and Joseph Ampomah Bosompem won it for the NPP with a majority of 8,469. In June 2008 he was appointed Minister of Energy, holding the post until the end of Kufuor’s government in January 2009. kasapa

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