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Sylvester Emmanuel Sanziri

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Sylvester Emmanuel Sanziri is a Ghanaian politician and member of the first parliament of the second republic of Ghana representing the Lawra-Nandom constituency in the Upper West Region of Ghana under the membership of the Progress Party (PP).

Early life and education

Sylvester was born in 1930. He attended Tamale Government Training College, where he obtained a Teachers' Training Certificate and later worked as a Teacher before going into Parliament.


He began his political career in 1969 when he became the parliamentary candidate to represent his constituency Lawra-Nandom in the Upper Region of Ghana prior to the commencement of the 1969 Ghanaian parliamentary election.

He was sworn into the First Parliament of the Second Republic of Ghana on 1 October 1969, after being a pronounced winner at the 1969 Ghanaian election held on 26 August 1969. and his tenure of office ended on 13 January 1972.