Lawyer Ebenezer Kojo Kum was born on April 4 1967 in Takoradi. He hails from Dixcove in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.
He is a Ghanaian politician and represents the people of Ahanta West Constituency in the Western Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Lawyer Ebenezer Kojo Kum is a member of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He first won the seat in 2016 after he beat the late George Kwame Aboagye of the National Democratic Congress. In the 2020 Election, he maintained the seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast, and a Barrister at Law from the Ghana School of Law.
Lawyer Ebenezer Kojo Kum was the Deputy Director/Principal Cultural Officer/Senior Cultural Officer from 1992 to 2005 at the Centre for National Culture. He also served as a junior lawyer from 2000 to 2002 at Kendicks Law Firm, an Associate partner from 2002 to 2007 as well as the General Manager from 2007 to 2016 at the Kendicks Law Firm.
The President has appointed Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Kum to serve as the next minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs. With his background in culture and law, it is expected that lawyer Ebenezer Kojo Kum will offer his best to bring solutions to the numerous chieftaincy disputes in the country.
Lawyer Ebenezer Kojo Kum is happily married with a child. He is a Christian and a member of the Anaji Christ the King Methodist Church in Takoradi.