The current Minister of Transport Mr. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah is the fourth Minister for the Ministry since its creation in 2009.
Mr. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah who hails from Dominase in the Central Region of Ghana in the Upper Denkyira West Distric,t was appointed by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana in February, 2017 to head the Transport Ministry of Ghana. The Ministry, which previously had fifteen Agencies now has eleven as a result of the creation of two new Ministries, namely Aviation and Railways Development, each of which now has two out of the former Fifteen (15) Agencies under the Ministry of Transport.
His Ministry has oversight responsibility over Eleven(11) agencies namely, Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority, Ghana Road Safety Commission, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Ghana Shippers’ Authority and Ghana Maritime Authority, Regional Maritime University, PSC Tema Shipyard, Metro Mass Transit Limited , Government Technical Training Centre, Intercity STC Limited and Volta Lake Transport Company Ltd.
Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah had his O’level education at Ghana Secondary School, Koforidua in the Eastern Region from 1985 to 1990 and his A’level Education at Accra Academy from 1990 to 1992. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Coast, the University of Choice.
He is a team leader and results oriented person whose personality and leadership skills make people who work with him have a sense of belonging. He believes in teamwork and thinks politics should not divide us as a country but rather unite us for the development and betterment of our Country. He works passionately to achieve desired goals which will promote economic growth and development.
The Minister of Transport has a vast working experience spanning fifteen (15) years in both the public and private sectors.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Asiamah was a member of the National Council of New Patriotic Party (NPP). He worked as marketing Manager of a private Company called Household Aluminium Ventures.
He worked with this Company for a period of two (2) years until he established his own private Company between 2004 and 2017.
Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah is married with four (4) Children and loves football
He was the National Chapter Committee Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Accra Hearts of Oak and subsequently member of the African Cup of Nations Planning Committee on Ticketing and Security.
These positions enabled him to work closely with a lot of people across the world
In spite all his busy schedules, Hon. Ofori Asiamah has never forgotten his maker. He is a staunch member of the Methodist Church of Ghana.