Joseph Yieleh Chireh – MP for Wa West


Name: Hon. Joseph Yieleh Chireh

Constituency: Wa West

Hometown: Lassia-Tuolu, Upper West Region

Marital Status:  Married (with four children)

Party: National Democratic Congress (Majority)

Religion:              Christianity (Catholic)

Date of Birth:     8th July 1954                                             

Profession:         Lawyer

Education:          B Pharm (KNUST), 1979; BL (GSL) 2006

Committees:     Appointments Committee


Subsidiary Legislation Committee


Employment:    PNDC UW Reg. Sec. 1983-1985;

                             PNDC Secretary, 1985-1993;

                             UW Regional Minister, 1993-1997;

                             Ghana’s Ambassador to Algeria (1997 – 2001);

                             MP (Jan. 2005 to date)


Votes Obtained:              Total Votes Cast                               28,363

Joseph Yieleh                               16,368                57.71%. Others:

Adams NuhuTimbile (NPP)                9,918                     34.97%

Felix S. Pigru (PPP)                          1,744                    6.15%

Dare Waribata (NDP)                      333                         1.17%

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