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Top 13 Influential Ghanaians Who Graduated from UEW – Winneba

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The following is a list of influential people of Ghanaian origin who happen to have graduated from University of Education in Winneba.

UEW notable alumni

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1. Joseph Kwaku Nayan

He has served the nation as a member of parliament for the Nkwanta North Constituency from 7th January 2007 to 7th January 2013 in the 4th and 5th parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana. He has also served the Republic of Ghana as the deputy Volta regional minister. He is not only a politician but also a teacher and an educationist.

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2. Frank Elinam Cobbinah

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Commonly known as “Atumpan”, Frank is a well-known musician in Ghana. He is well vested in the dancehall, hip life and afrobeat and afro pop genres. He has received several nominations for some award categories both locally and internationally and won a few of them. A few of such awards are the MOBO Awards, Urban Music Awards and BEFFTA Awards.

3. Samuel Ambre

He served the republic as a member of the sixth parliament of Ghana for the Assin North Constituency in the Central region from 2012 to 2016. He is a politician and a representative of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He was also a teacher at Twifo Praso Basic School. 

4. Grace Addo

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She served under the sixth parliament of the fourth Republic of Ghana as a member of the parliament of Manso-Nkwanta Constituency. She served in office between 2012 and 2016 as a member of the New Patriotic Party. 

5. Laadi Ayii Ayamba

She is a politician and a member of the seventh parliament of the fourth Republic of Ghana for the Pusiga Constituency in the Upper East Region representing the National Democratic Congress (NDC). 

6. Stephen Michael Essuah Kofi Ackah


He was the former member of parliament of the Seventh parliament for Seaman Constituency in the Western North Region. He is a representative of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He also served as an assistant director of the Ghana Education Service. He has served on various committees in the local government. 

7. Stephen Amoanor Kwao

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He is a renowned educationist and politician in Ghana. He served as the former deputy director of the Ghana Education Service (GES). In 2009, late president Mills appointed him as the Minister for Employment and Social Welfare. He was moved to the office of the President as a Minister of State in a cabinet reshuffle in January 2010. He was also the member of parliament for Upper Manya constituency having served since 2001 on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). 

8. Diana Hopeson

Diana Hopeson, also Diana Botchway, is a Ghanaian gospel musician. She served as the president of the Musicians Union of Ghana. She has had so much impact in the Art and music industry in Ghana; she received a national honors award from the former President, John Agyekum Kuffour, in 2007. She has released over ten albums throughout her musical career. She has also won herself some awards over the years. She is the current 2nd Vice chairman of Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) and the CEO of Ghmusic Publishing and Management.

9. Lipkalimor kwajo Tawiah

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He is a Ghanaian politician who served as a member of the fifth parliament of the fourth Republic of Ghana for Kpandai constituency in the Northern Region. He served from 7th January 1993 to 6th January 2013 as a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).  Prior to this, he worked under the Ghana Education Service as a tutor. 

10. Robert Kwasi Amoah

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He is an educationist and a politician. He was the former member of parliament for the Achiase Constituency in the Eastern Region and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). 

11. Joachim Awuley Lartey

He is a retired commentator and journalist. He worked with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) from 1961 to 1973, and in 1990. He also worked with Federation Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) between 1978 and 1990. He was ranked amongst the top five African football commentators by GOAL which is one of the largest international online news publication websites in the world. 

12. Maureen Abla Amematekpor

She is a retired Ghanaian diplomat and a former Ghana Ambassador to Namibia and Botswana.

13. Nana Amba Eyiaba I


Also known as Eunice Amba Amoah, Nana Amba Enyiaba I, is a queen mother from the Effutu Municipality of the Central Region of Ghana. She also served as a director of Education for Central Region.

The people in the above list have been selected based on the level of impact in their specializations or fields and in the general Ghanaian environment. Our article here, List University for Development Studies Notable Alumni.

By: Otoo

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