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Nana Obiri Boahen

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Nana Obiri Boahen is a Ghanaian politician and lawyer. He is a former Minister of State in the Ministry of the Interior under Interior Minister Kwamina Bartels on August 1, 2007, during the current government reshuffle.

He was born on born June 24, 1960, in Sunyani-Odumasi, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana. Boahen attended Sunyani Secondary School and studied law at the University of Ghana and later at the Ghana Law School in Accra. He is active in the international bar association as well as in Amnesty International.

Nana Obiri Boahen was an advisor to the representative bodies in the districts of the Brong-Ahafo region. He worked in Danquah Busia Club as a youth organizer and was the first chairman of the youth organization of the New Patriotic Party.

His nomination by President John Agyekum Kufuor sparked a lot of controversies.

Nana Obiri Boahen is currently the Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).