Sarah Adwoa Safo is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She is the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
In the previous days, Sarah Adwoa Safo was the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection until 28 July 2022 when she was dismissed by Nana Akuffo Addo Danquah.
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Sarah Adwoa Safo Biography
Sarah Adwoa Safo (born 28 December 1981) is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She is the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament (2013–2020) for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. She is currently the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection.
Sarah Adwoa Safo Profile
Adwoa Safo was born to Ghanaian industrialist and pastor, Apostle Kwadwo Safo on 28 December 1981. She was home-tutored and wrote and passed her GCE A’ Level in 1998. At age 17, she entered the University of Ghana Faculty of Law where she obtained Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) degree in 2002. Safo was the vice-president of the Law Students Union (LSU) in her final year. She then continued to the Ghana School of Law and was called to the Bar in October 2004 at the age of 22. She holds an LLM from George Washington University.
She worked briefly with the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Washington DC in the United States and thereafter returned to Ghana to serve her nation. On her return home in late 2005, she joined the law firm Kulendu @ law, then Zoe, Akyea & Co, as a private legal practitioner and concurrently served on the Mediation Committee of the Legal Aid Board of Ghana as a Mediator.
She worked as the first legal officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) for two (2) years and was very instrumental in the formulation of the proposals that formed the basis for the creation of the Appeals and Complaint Panel of PPA and the change of the name Public Procurement Board to Public Procurement Authority.
Sarah was first elected as the member of parliament for Dome Kwabenya in 2012. Sarah was re-elected in 2016 and 2022. She was appointed Minister of State in charge of Government Procurement in 2017, serving till 2021; under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, 5th president of the Republic of Ghana.
Awards and recognition
Adwoa was a nominee for the Nobles Forum Award in 2012.
Marriage, Relationships & Children
Adwoa Sarfo was formerly in a romantic affair with vociferous Ghanaian politician and maverick businessman Kennedy Agyapong, they had two kids together before parting ways.
She is currently married to a well-to-do businessman known as Hanny Mouhtiseb.
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