Johnson Asiedu Nketiah Biography
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, popularly known as General Mosquito, is a Ghanaian politician and the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
His previous office was Member of Consultative Assembly representing Wenchi District Assembly (1992–1993).
John Asiedu Nketiah was born in Seikwa Brong Ahafo in the Wenchi Municipal District, which is now the Bono Region of Ghana on December 24, 1956. He is the uncle of Agyeman Badu.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s Age
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah was born on 24th December 1957. He is 65 years old as of 2022.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s Net worth
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s net worth is not known. That notwithstanding, the renowned politician has gained several wealth as far as his career and work are concerned just that there is no data on them.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s Children
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s children are Amma Addae Nketiah, Kwaku Asiedu Nketiah, Yaa Asantewaa Nketiah, Afia Afra Nketiah and Kwame Boateng Nketiah.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s wife
The wife of Johnson Asiedu Nketiah is Mrs Vida Adomah Asiedu Nketiah.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s parents
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s parents are the late Nana Kwaku Asiedu and Madam Hagar Akosua Afrah.
Johnson Asiedu Nketia’s Educational background
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah started his basic education at Seikwa Presbyterian Primary School. After that, he continued to train as a teacher at St. Joseph’s College of Education in Bechem from 1974 to 1978 where he finished as a trained teacher in 1978.
He began his career as a professional teacher at Seketia Presby Primary in the Jaman North District of the Bono region. Johnson Asiedu gained admission to the University of Ghana Business School in 1983 to read a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Banking and Finance option).
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah was a member of the pioneer batch for a Post Graduate Training Programme in Stock Brokerage and Investment Analysis when the Ghana Stock Exchange was initiated. He obtained a Master of Science Degree in Defense and International Politics from the Ghana Armed Forces Command College in 2019.
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah’s leadership and political career
At the National Democratic Congress’ delegate congress in December 2005, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah won with about 80% of the votes against Bede Ziedeng, Mr Sylvester Mensah and Mr Antwi Boasiako to become the 3rd General Secretary of the NDC.
He was re-elected for the position in January 2010, and 2014 respectively.
He was elected into the first parliament of the fourth republic of Ghana on 7 January, 1993 after being pronounced winner at the 1992 Ghanaian election held on 29 December 1992.
In the 2020 December elections petition, he was crossed examined along with Rojo Mettle-Nunoo.
Johnson Asiedu Nketia’s Hometown
Johnson Asiedu Nketia comes from the Bono region of Ghana. He was born at Seikwa.