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Ambrose Dery (born on 23 August 1956), be Ghanaian politician, wey sana be de Interior Minister[1] den Member of Parliament give Nandom Constituency.[2][3][4] He win de constituency for de 2016 elections for New Patriotic Party dema ticket top.[5]

Ambrose Dery
Sex or gendermale Edit
Country of citizenshipGhana Edit
Name in native languageAmbrose Dery Edit
Given nameAmbrose Edit
Family nameDery Edit
Date of birth23 August 1956 Edit
Place of birthNandom Edit
Languages spoken, written or signedEnglish, Dagaare, Hausa, Twi, Gurene Edit
Occupationpolitician, lawyer Edit
Position heldMember of the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana, Member of the 5th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana, Minister for the Interior of Ghana, Member of the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana Edit
Educated atUniversity of Ghana, Ghana School of Law, Navrongo Senior High School Edit
Work locationAccra Edit
Member of political partyNew Patriotic Party Edit
Candidacy in election2020 Ghanaian general election, 2016 Ghanaian general election, 2008 Ghanaian general election Edit
Religion or worldviewCatholicism Edit


Hon. Dery be legal practitioner wey school for de University of Ghana insyd 1977 after sey he fini Navrongo Secondary School. He graduate plus Bachelor of Law (LL. B) wey dem bell am go de Bar for 1982 insyd.[6]


Na Dery be de head den managing director of Dery & Co.[7]

Political career

Before he go go parliament for 2008 insyd, dem appoint Hon. Dery as Deputy Attorney General for 2003 insyd. He san so serve two ministerial positions as de Regional Minister for de Upper West Region from 2004 go 2006 plus Minister of State for de Ministry of Justice insyd from 2005 to 2007.[8][9]

Hon. Dery serve as de Deputy Minority Leader for de fifth parliament of Ghana.[8] Hon. Dery chop de Nandom parliamentary seat, plus de Lawra-Nandom Constituency for 2008 insyd but he lose de seat give Benjamin Kumbuor for de 2012 elections insyd.[9] Hon. Dery serve as de Chairman for Water Aid Partner Round Table, association of local NGOs wey Water Aid fund am for ten years (1993-2003).[6] For de list wey dem take go parliament for approval for 21 January 2021, de presido nominate Hon. Dery so say he go maintain ein ministerial position as de Interior minister.[10]

Ein life matter

Ambrose be Catholic, he marry wey he get one kiddie.[6]


Na he be member for Constitutional, Legal den Parliamentary Affairs wey he sanso be member for Selection Committee.[7]


  1. https://citinewsroom.com/2021/05/144-murder-cases-recorded-in-first-quarter-of-2021-interior-minister/
  2. https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2016/12/09/ec-declares-ambrose-dery-winner-in-nandom-constituency/
  3. http://citifmonline.com/2016/12/17/ocquaye-for-speaker-nitiwul-for-defence-ofori-atta-finance/
  4. https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/politics/mps-call-for-probe-of-all-electoral-violence.html
  5. https://www.pulse.com.gh/ece-frontpage/election-2016-ambrose-dery-wins-nandom-constituency/1mc1c08
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 https://www.peacefmonline.com/pages/politics/politics/201112/83240.php
  7. 7.0 7.1 https://www.parliament.gh/mps?mp=252
  8. 8.0 8.1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZRK5ngwCtg
  9. 9.0 9.1 https://www.ghanamma.com/2016/12/08/provisional-ambrose-dery-recaptures-nandom-seat/
  10. https://myjoyonline.com/akufo-addo-presents-first-list-of-ministers-for-his-second-term-to-parliament/