February 27, 2021

Joshua Makubu Biography: Age, Education, Wife, Children, Life Story, Date of Birth

  • Joshua Makubu Biography

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has earned the praises of Ghanaians at large after he appointed Joshua Makubu, a physically challenged man as the Regional minister designate of Oti Region.

He included him in the list of the 46 persons for the ministerial positions.

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Once Mr Makubu get passed by Parliament’s Appointment Committee to be qualified for the position, he will serve as Oti Regional Minister in the second term of President Akufo-Addo.

Joshua Makubu
Joshua Makubu

Although amputated in his right leg, Joshua Makubu is a force to reckon when it comes to his role in the National Patriotic Party in Oti Region.

He joined that party as a common supporter and due to his diligence, he has moved to the very top.

Date of Birth

Joshua Makubu was born on 12 September, (year is yet to be determined)

Wife, Children and Family

Nothing is known yet about his family life.

Educational Background

EP Senior High School located in the Northern Region of Ghana was where Joshua Makubu had his senior high school education.

He completed high school with flying colours which then got him admission to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science.

Makubu further pursued a Master of Philosophy in Business Administration at the University of Ghana.

He is currently pursuing a PhD in Finance at the University of Ghana business school.

He has an HND in Statistics, a BSc Actuarial Science, an MPhil in Finance, and would soon bag a PhD in Finance.

Career and Politics

Joshua Makubu is a teacher by profession. He teaches at the Senior High level.

He has a strong passion for politics. Furthermore, he has occupied several positions in the National Patriotic Party in his region.

The nominee is the current Regional Secretary of the party having won the position during a regional delegates conference in 2018.

Mr Makuba, who is from the Nkwanta South Constituency, won the position by gaining 98 votes out of the 150 total votes cast by the delegates.

He has been a strong advocate for persons living with disabilities and on several occasions called for their inclusion in governance.

Joshua Makubu’s comments after he was appointed

Addressing the media on his nomination, Mr Joshua Makubu said “It was a shock to me when I heard the announcement. I did not know I was going to be made a Minister. I know I can serve my country and government, but I did not know I would be given a Regional Minister and I am equally prepared and up to the task”.

Oti NPP Youth Wing message to Joshua Makubu after his appointment


The Oti Regional Youth Wing of the New Patriotic Party is glad to join other patriots and well wishers in and outside the Oti Region, to congratulate you on your meritorious and well deserved nomination as the Oti Regional Minister designate by His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Your nomination is a confirmation that, hard work, dedicated service and loyalty indeed pays!

We the youth of the region are very much inspired and motivated by this call to serve the nation and particularly the Oti Region.

We again see it as a victory for the youth of our party and an assurance that we have a big stake in this party and the nation as a whole.

We are confident, that you would justify the confidence reposed in you by the President and the general acceptance accorded you by the people of Oti upon your nomination.

It is our expectation as youth of our party in the region, that your rich experience acquired over the years through your dedicated service to the party, would be brought to bear to bridge the seeming gap between the party and government over the past four years that our party has been in government.

The Oti Regional Youth Wing looks forward to a very cordial and harmonious working relationship with you and also assure you of our unflinching support towards building an all inclusive, vibrant and attractive region that offers opportunities for all.

May the good Lord see you through the other stages of the appointment process and may He be your guide and anchor.

Accept our congratulations!
… Signed…..
Ninkab King David Nkanbonam
Youth Organizer, Oti Region.

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