The Member of Parliament for Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai, Lawyer Alfred Obeng Boateng, has been called to the Ghana Bar on Friday, June 24, 2022.
Profile of Mr. Alfred Obeng-Boateng
Mr. Alfred Obeng-Boateng, a Politician and Law Practitioner was born in 1973 at Sefwi Awaso in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region.
After his basic education, he gained admission to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 1997 and completed it in 2001.
While in the University, he utilized his spare time to come out with two manuscripts that were later published as textbooks for secondary schools in Ghana.
Through his entrepreneurial spirit and handwork, he was able to turn his hobby of writing into a business under the name and style Approaches Ghana Limited.
The company publishes Approaches Series books, which have now become a household name in the educational system of Ghana and other English-speaking countries in West Africa.
In 2008, Mr. Obeng-Boateng furthered his educational career to pursue his second degree in Law at the University of Buckingham, in the United Kingdom, where he obtained a Bachelor of Law Degree, LLB (Laws).
As a result of his excellent performance, the University of Buckingham gave him a partial scholarship to pursue his Master’s Degree in Law and obtained a Master’s Degree in International and Commercial Law (LLM) as an oil and gas specialist.
In September 2011, Mr. Obeng-Boateng returned to Ghana from the United Kingdom to study the Ghana Legal system at Law school, Makola.
In 2015, the MP obtained admission to the University of Law, London, to pursue a postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and was awarded PgDip. In Professional Legal Practice which was previously called LPC.
In January 2017, President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo appointed Mr. Obeng Boateng as Bulk Oil and Transportation (BOST) Managing Director, a position he held until June 2018.
As a philanthropist, Mr. Obeng-Boateng made various donations to hospitals, Schools, Churches, Security Agencies, Communities, Brilliant but needy students, Aged, individuals, and groups within the Western North Region and beyond.
He created direct and indirect jobs for the youth to boost the community’s economic activities and improve the people’s livelihood.
Through his company, Mr. Obeng-Boateng donated a wide range of teaching and learning materials to promote quality education annually to schools across the country.
He was awarded by the chiefs and people of the Western North for his immense contribution to the creation of the Western North Region.
Mr. Obeng-Boateng is currently the Member of Parliament for the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) after the overwhelming victory.
Mr. Obeng-Boateng still maintained the position as the Chief Executive Officer of Approaches Group of Companies, married to Mrs. Marian Ama Owusua Obeng and blessed with a son, Papa Kyem Kweku Obeng.