Kwaku Afriyie

A minister of Lands, Mines and Forestry in President John Kufuor’s government, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie is the former Western Regional first Vice-Chairman. He is currently the Board Chairman of the Electricity Company of Ghana. He is a trained medical doctor operating his own clinic in Sefwi Wiwaso, known as Green shield Hospital , coupled with his work as a medical consultant.

In addition to this, he has invested heavily in the Ghanaian economy by owning vast plantations of cocoa, palm oil and kola. He started school at Sefwi Wiwaso before joining St. Augustine’s College for his O and A levels. He then went to The University of Ghana Medical School to study medicine and later acquired his Master’s degree in Public Health from the Tulane University in New Orleans, U.S.A. His sterling academic background makes him a very prominent Ghanaian in the medical community.

Politically, he has attempted to be the Member of Parliament for Sefwi Wiwaso and has lost on both occasions to Paul Evans Aldoo. He is against the exploitation of children in cocoa farms and he is responsible for the launch of The National Health Insurance scheme in Ghana. Dr Kwaku Afriyie is worth $180 million.

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