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Joyce Bamford-Addo

Joyce Bamford-Addo
Bamford-Addo in parliament
Personal data
Date of birth26 March 1937(age 78)
Place of birthAccra, Ghana
NationalityGhanaian
ProfessionJudge, Barrister
ReligionCatholic
Speaker of Parliament
(4th of Fourth Republic)
Assumed office7 January 2009
Preceded byEbenezer Sekyi-Hughes
Supreme Court Judge
In office1991 - October 2004
Appointed byJerry Rawlings

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Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo (born 26 March 1937) is the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana. The Speaker's position is the third most important in the Republic of Ghana. She is also a retired Supreme Court Judge. She is the first female Speaker in such a position in the West African sub-region.


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