JB Danquah-Adu, a grandson of the renowned NPP founding member JB Danquah, was born on July 2, 1965 and was married with two children. He was a Me
JB Danquah-Adu, a grandson of the renowned NPP founding member JB Danquah, was born on July 2, 1965 and was married with two children. He was a Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party until he was stabbed to death at his residence in Accra on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 dawn.
In 2010, he was Deputy Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs under President John A. Kuffour, and won Abuakwa North seat in the [ads1]December 2012 elections after defeating the National Democratic Congress’ Victor Smith.
He was a 19-member Special Budget Committee chaired by the Majority Leader.
The Committee considers the budget of Parliament and other constitutionally independent bodies, including, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), National Media Commission (NMC), the Electoral Commission (EC), and National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE).
Mr. JB Dankwa Adu was a Chartered Accountant. He was the Executive Director of Automotive Springs (Ghana) Limited between January, 2005 – January 2009.
Some Key Incidence before his death:
In August 26 2010, his girlfriend, Narteley Nettey Yirenkyiwaa, a-24-year-old allegedly conspired with two men, Charles Antwi and Nana Yaw Ampong, to rob the MP at the lady’s East Legon apartment.
According to the police, on the morning of August 26, Ms Yirenkyiwaa called JB, her estranged boyfriend, to meet her at Protea Hotel.
When they met, she asked for financial help from him and they agreed to meet later at her house.
When JB got to her house, he met Yirenkyiwaa outside, who took him into the house. They then proceeded to her bedroom where she undressed him.
State Prosecutors said after this, Antwi and Ampong came out of the bathroom where they were hiding and started taking photographs.
They also attacked JB with a knife and took away his pair of trousers which contained GH¢1000. 00.