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Ex-NDC Chair Kwabena Adjei dead

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Dr Kwabena Adjei, a former National Chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has died.

He passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

He was 76.

Dr Kwabena Adjei, according to sources close to him, has not been well for some time now.

He was known by his moniker 'Wayo Wayo'.


PROFILE

Family Name: ADJEI

Birth Name: KWABENA

Nick Names: Wayoo! Wayo!!; “Kill the Cat”

Titles: Dr

Date of Birth: 9th March 1943

Sex: Male

Ethnicity: Nkonya

Home Town: Nkonya Ntsumuru

Region: Volta Region

Nationality: Ghanaian

Profession: Academia, Politics & Business.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1978: MBA (Marketing Option): University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

1973 PhD (Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology): University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

1970: BA (Hons) Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

1964/65: GCE “A” Level—London (Private Tuition), British School of Careers, UK.

1964: GCE “O” Level—London (Private Tuition), Rapid Results College, UK.

1960: MSLC—West African Examinations Council, Accra, Ghana.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND

UNIVERSITY TEACHING

Full-Time Teaching Engagements

1981/1986: Senior Lecturer in Psychology & Sociology, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

1974/1981: Lecturer in Psychology, University Of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

1974/1976: Lecturer, Educational/Child Psychology, University of Cape Coast.

Lecturer, External Degree Centre, Institute of Adult Education, Accra, Ghana.

Lecturer, School of Social Welfare, Osu, Accra.

Free Utility Teaching Engagements

1981/1986: Lecturer in Social Psychology of Communication, University of Maiduguri Borno, State Nigeria.

Lecturer in Research Methods in Political Science for MA Degree Students, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

1974/80: Lecturer in Introductory Psychology for Nursing Students, University of Ghana, Legon.

Lecturer in Introductory Psychology for Certificate Courses in Prisons Administration, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

COURSES TAUGHT WHILE IN ACADEMIA

1. Psychology
a. Experimental Psychology
b. Industrial Psychology
c. Social Psychology
d. Abnormal Psychology
2. Social Statistics for Social Scientists
3. Social Research Methods
4. Sociology & Anthropology
5. Communications

POLITICAL ADMINISTRATION

1978/1979: Elected Council Member: Jasikan District Council, Jasikan, Volta, Region, Ghana.

1979-1981: Parliamentary Candidate Biakoye for the Popular Front Party

1986-1987: PNDC Deputy Secretary (Deputy Minister of State) for the Volta Region, Republic Of Ghana.

1987-1992: PNDC Deputy Secretary (Deputy Minister of State) for Industries, Science & Technology, Republic Of Ghana.

1998/1992: Member Of Committee Of Secretaries (The PNDC Cabinet)

1992: Key Member since the founding of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 1992.

1993/1996: Member of Parliament (MP) for the Biakoye Constituency, Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

1993/1994: First Deputy Majority Chief Whip: Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

1994: Majority Chief Whip: Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

1994: Deputy Minister for Lands & Forestry: Republic of Ghana.

1994/1996: Minister for Lands & Forestry: Republic of Ghana.

1996/2000: Member of Parliament (MP) for the Biakoye, Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

1997/1998: Cabinet Minister for Lands & Forestry, Republic of Ghana.

1998: Cabinet Minister for Food & Agriculture, Republic of Ghana.

1998/2000: Leader of The House (Majority Leader): Parliament of 4th Republic of Ghana.

1998/2000: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Forth Republic of Ghana Chairman of Business Committee, Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

Member of Select Committee, Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

2001/2004: Member of Parliament (MP) for the Biakoye Constituency, Parliament of The Fourth Republic of Ghana.

Member of Finance Committee, Parliament, Republic of the 4th Republic of Ghana

Member of Health Committee, Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

International assignments:

1987/1992: Ghana’s Accredited Delegate to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna, Austria

1998: Chairman WARDA (West Africa Rice Development Association), Sierra Leone.

1994/1996: Head of Ghana Delegation: International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

1998: Head of Ghana Delegation: Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, Italy.

1998-2000: Head of Ghana Delegations to Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Conferences in the UK and Trinidad & Tobago

Head of Ghana Delegation: Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Berlin, Germany.

2009: Member of the President’s Delegation to the UK.

2009: NDC Representative, Socialist International Meeting in Dakar Senegal.

2009: NDC Representative Socialist International Meeting in Vienna, Austria

2009: NDC Representative Socialist International Meeting in Budva, Montenegro


Source: Ghana/AccraFM.com/100.5FM



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