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Alfred Adu Nkansah

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Alfred Badu Nkansah was a teacher, Ghanaian politician, and a member of the first parliament of the second republic of Ghana. He represented the Asunafo constituency.

He was born on January 11th, 1936 in Ghana. He attended the Berekum Training College and the Peki Training College for a Teachers' Training Certificate. He then obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of Ghana.

Career and Politics

Alfred Badu Nkansah was nominated member of the constituent assembly for two constituencies Asunafo and Asutifi in a tripartite competition. On October 1, 1979, he was sworn into office as a member of parliament following his election during the 1969 Ghanaian parliamentary general election.

He served in this capacity untill the Busia government was overthrown. In 1979, he was a member of the Legislative Assembly but was later expelled by the Privilege Committee of the assembly for being absent for five consecutive days without permission.

He was elected member of parliament for the Asunafo Constituency on the ticket of the Popular Front Party in 1979 and served till the Limann government was overthrown.