Okoe Boye: Five things you (probably) didn’t know about the new health minister

He served as the Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku constituency and has held various positions within the government

Bernard Okoe-Boye is a Ghanaian politician who has made significant contributions to the development of his country.

He served as the Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku constituency and has held various positions within the government.

Here are five facts you may not know about him:

Medical doctor

Born on 25 January 1982, in Accra, Boye had a humble upbringing and was raised in a family that valued education. He attended the University of Ghana Medical School, where he obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree. Boye furthered his education by pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health from the same institution.

Boye’s passion for healthcare led him to work as a medical doctor at various hospitals in Ghana, including the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. During his time in the medical field, he witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by the healthcare system in Ghana, particularly in rural areas. This experience fueled his desire to make a difference in the lives of Ghanaians on a larger scale.

Supports Teshie during Homowo festivals

The former Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku constituency donates food items and money to his constituents during their Homowo festival.

The MP always supported five clans, which included Krobo, Klemusum, Agbawe, Lenshie and Gbublah, and gave them maize, palm oil and cash.

This initiative is a yearly practice.

A shoulder to rely on in Ledzokuku

In 2016, Boye decided to enter politics and run for the position of Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku constituency. His dedication and commitment to serving his constituents earned him the trust and support of the people, leading to his victory in the elections.

Since assuming office, Boye has been actively involved in legislative activities and has championed various initiatives aimed at improving the lives of Ghanaians. He has been a vocal advocate for quality healthcare, pushing for the establishment of more healthcare facilities and the improvement of existing ones. Boye has also been instrumental in promoting education, particularly in his constituency, by providing scholarships to deserving students and supporting the construction of schools.

An advocate for youth employment

Furthermore, Boye has been a strong advocate for job creation and youth empowerment. He believes that the youth are the future of Ghana and should be equipped with the necessary skills and opportunities to succeed. Boye has initiated several programs and projects aimed at creating employment opportunities and fostering entrepreneurship among the youth.

In recognition of his contributions to the development of his constituency and Ghana as a whole, Boye has received numerous accolades and awards. He has been commended for his selflessness, integrity, and dedication to public service.

A beacon of hope

Bernard Okoe Boye continues to serve as a beacon of hope for Ghanaians, using his position in government to bring about positive change.

His unwavering commitment to improving healthcare, education, and job creation has made him a respected figure in Ghanaian politics. With his passion and determination, Boye is poised to make even greater strides in the future, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of Ghanaians.

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