Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour Eastern Region

Eric Kwakye Darfour is 59 years old (2017), and hails from Obo-Kwahu. He acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Linguistics from the University of Ghana, Legon, in 1982. He was a French tutor at the Abuakwa State College from 1982-1985, and from 1985 he has been the Managing Director for Ecovans Ltd.



Additionally, in 2000 he was the Board Chairman for Kwahu Praso Rural Bank Limited.

From 2001 to 2005, in the first term of former president John Agyekum Kuffuor, he served as the Special Assistant to the Eastern Regional Minister.

From 2009 to 2012, he was the Eastern Regional Treasurer of the NPP, and was subsequently elected Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw Constituency on the ticket of the NPP in 2012.

In his first term as a Member of Parliament, he served on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Privileges Committee.

In the just ended Parliamentary and General Elections, he was re-elected as Member of Parliament on the ticket of the NPP to serve the people of Nkawkaw Constituency.

He is married with three (3) children.

Deputy Regional Ministers

 
Region Name of Deputy Regional Minister
Upper West Mr Amidu Ishaq
Upper East Frank Fuseini
Northern Solomon Namlit Boar
Brong Ahafo Evans Opoku Bobie
Ashanti Elizabeth Agyemang
Eastern Joseph Tetteh
Western Eugenia Kusi
Central Thomas Adjei
Volta Maxwell Blagogee
Greater Accra Elizabeth Sackey