You are here: HomeCountryPeoplePoliticsJohn Peter Amewu

Ghana Famous People


John Peter Amewu

Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Wli Todzi, Ghana

John Peter Amewu is a Ghanaian politician and Minister for Railways Development in Ghana. He is also the member of parliament the for Hohoe Constituency in the Volta Region.

Amewu was born in Wli Todzi in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta region. He obtained an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana, Legon, and proceeded to obtain a Post Graduate Degree in International Energy Industry Management and a Master's degree in Petroleum Law and Policy from the University of Dundee (UK).

In May 2017, President Nana Akufo-Addo named John Peter Amewu as part of nineteen ministers who would form his cabinet. The names of the 19 ministers were submitted to the Parliament of Ghana and announced by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Prof. Mike Ocquaye.

As a Cabinet Minister, John Peter Amewu is part of the inner circle of the president and is to aid in key decision-making activities in the country.