Ekosiisen, an Asempa 94.7 FM’s socio-economic-political talk show has adjudged Deputy Minister in charge of Education, Reverend John Ntim Fordjour the best-performing Deputy Minister for the 2022 academic year.
In a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek.com, the host of the socio-economic-political talk show, Osei Bonsu said the Reverend Minister’s success follows his enormous contribution to the country’s education sector this year.
Following Ekosiisen’s recognition, some stakeholders in the education sector including the Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare have congratulated the 2022 best-performing Deputy Minister for his achievement.
Mr John Ntim Fordjourn born May 28, 1986, is a Ghanaian politician and Member of Parliament representing the Assin South Constituency in the Central Region on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Early this year, Ntim Fordjour was appointed the Deputy Minister of Education to assist Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s second term of government.
The Assin South Member of Parliament after he was vetted and approved by the Parliament Appointment Committee was thereafter sworn in by His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo as the Deputy Minister of Education until early 2025.
He has a multi-disciplinary background in Mining, Economic Policy, and International Relations, John Ntim Fordjour is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana.
Mr Ntim graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa in 2007, and subsequently was awarded a Master of Arts Degree in Economic Policy Management by the University of Ghana in 2014.
The Assin South Member of Parliament, according to real-time Wikipedia data sighted by Academicweek.com is married to Mrs Tracy Ntim Fordjour and has two children namely Adjoa and Eno Fordjour.