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Yaw Brefo Darkwa-Dwamena


Date of Birth:
1932-03-23
Place of Birth:
Ashanti Region,Ghana

Yaw Brefo Darkwa-Dwamena is a Ghanaian politician and member of the first parliament of the second republic of Ghana representing Offinso constituency under the membership of the Progress Party.

Early life and education

Darkwa-Dwamena was born on 23 March 1932 in the Ashanti region of Ghana. He attended Prempeh College, Kumasi. He thereafter moved to England to advance his education at the University of Hull where he obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree in Law. He worked as a Barrister-at-Law before going into parliament.

Politics

Darkwa-Dwamena began his political career in 1969 when he became the parliamentary candidate for the Progress Party (PP) to represent Offinso constituency prior to the commencement of the 1969 Ghanaian parliamentary election.

He assumed office as a member of the first parliament of the second republic of Ghana on 1 October 1969 after being pronounced winner at the 1969 Ghanaian parliamentary election. His tenure ended on 13 January 1972.