Biography and Facts of Minister for Works and Housing
Honorable Freda Prempeh is a Ghanaian politician, and Member of Parliament representing Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region, Ghana.
She was born on the 23rd of January, 1966 in Accra to a Royal Family.
She is on the list presented to parliament for approval on 21st January 2021, by the president of Ghana Nana Akuffo-Addo, as the Minister for Works and Housing designate.
Some facts, Freda Prempeh was appointed as chairperson of an 11-member Local Organizing Committee (LOC) tasked to organize the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations in the year 2017.
She is also the third daughter of the late Ohenenana Akwasi Agyeman Dua-Prempeh, of the Ashanti Royal Family, and the late Nana Amma Serwaa, Kontihemaa of Duayaw Nkwanta.
She almost lost her life to the June 3rd, 2015 flood and fire disaster at circle, Accra, Ghana.
Freda Prempeh began her political career as an Assembly Member for the Lakoo Electoral Area of the La-Dadekotopo Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
She was then appointed as the Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, in 2017 by President Akufo-Addo.
She is also the former Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
She has worked in the Prison Service for 10 years.
Freda studied MA Comms, Media and Public Relations at the University of Leicester, UK and also has a PhD in Business Administration from the Ghana Technology University College.
She is the President and Founder, Women Supporters Union of Ghana.
She also serves on the Mines and Energy, Government Assurance Committee in Parliament.