Who Is Hon Sam Nartey George In Ghana?
Samuel Nartey George is a Ghanaian politician, agricultural engineer, member of National Democratic Congress, and MP for Ningo Prampram.
The outspoken MP is a corporate communications specialist skilled in business planning, event management, public speaking, and media relations.
In 2021, he was named the overall best Member of Parliament (MP) by FAKS Investigative Services.
Sam George became widely known after he was assaulted by a New Patriotic Party hoodlum disguised as national security personnel during the 2019 Ayawaso West Wuogon bye-election.
His popularity even soared in 2021 when he, together with seven other MPs, sponsored the Anti-G@y LGBQTI+ Private Members’ Bill.
In November, 2015, Mr Sam dethroned the incumbent Ningo-Prampram ‘Mugabe’, E.T Mensah, to represent the NDC in the 2016 Parliamentary Elections.
- Who Is Hon Sam Nartey George In Ghana?
- Date Of Birth
- Parents, Early Life
- Secondary School, University
- Is Sam George a Lawyer?
- Work, Career
- Net Worth
- Which Political Party Is Sam Nartey George?
- Who Is Ningo Prampram MP?
- Anti-Gay LGBTQI+ Bill
- Recognition, Honours
- How old is Sam George?
Date Of Birth
The Ningo-Prampram MP, Samuel Nartey George was born on Tuesday, January 22nd, 1985.
The Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram is currently 38 years of age and will be 39 come January next year, 2024.
Sam Dzata George hails from Ahwiam in old Ningo in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
Parents, Early Life
Sam George was born to Mr Ago George Gau and Gladys George in Somanya in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
At age 2, Sam was moved to join his father in Nigeria, where he was working.
The Lawmaker grew up in Nigeria before returning to Ghana to continue with his tertiary education.
The Ningo-Prampram MP is a Christian and a staunch believer of the teachings of Christ.
He is a Church elder of Perez Chapel International (Perez Dome), Dzorwulu, Accra.
His spiritual father is Archbishop Charles Agyin Asare — founder of Perez Chapel International (Perez Dome), Dzorwulu, Accra.
Secondary School, University
Sam Dzata George had his nursery, primary, and secondary school education in Nigeria before relocating to Ghana to continue with his tertiary education.
From 2001 – 2005, he went to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, where he obtained a B.S.c. in Agricultural Engineering (Soil & Water Engineering) from KNUST.
From 2010 -2013, he proceeded to the University of London for his LLB (General Law).
On January 29th, 2021, he graduated with a Masters of Arts degree in Conflict, Peace and Security from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre.
Is Sam George a Lawyer?
Yes! The Ningo Prampram MP, Sam Nartey George graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London and has his specialization in International Law and Legal Studies.
According to the legislator, what pushed him to become a lawyer was when, in a live television program in 2010, he quoted the constitution to buttress his point as a co-pundit, but was attacked by Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko — a leading member of the NPP, that he (Sam) had no degree in law.
According to Sam George who disclosed this in an interview on Hitz 1039 FM’s Daybreak Hitz show, he felt so, so hit by Gabby Otchere Darko’s painful words to the extent that he picked up forms to join a law school the following month.
“In 2010 I was on Good Morning Ghana with Gabby. He said something that really pained me and I am grateful he did. I was quoting the law on the show and I knew what I said was right and sensible but Gabby waited until the last hour to say I am not a lawyer and I do not have a degree so I don’t know the law.
“The next month I enrolled in law school and had an LLB from the University of London and as we speak I am almost done with my LLM, I’ve completed my LBC… I like challenges and that is the kind of person I am. It’s the story of grace,” he said.
On Sunday, August 4th, 2012, Sam Dzata George got married to his sweetheart, Vera George.
The couple have been blessed with three children.
Sam George and his wife, Vera George, have three wonderful kids as of 2022.
They are André (Captain Kion) (first born son), Micaiah-Kion Tetteh George (second born son, and Alicia-Symonè (daughter — third born)
From 2004 – Sep 2014, the outspoken MP worked as a Senior Partner at Events & Multimedia Ghana Ltd.
From 2010 – 2014, Sam Nartey George served as the assistant director at the Office of the Head of Civil Service.
From 2014 – 2016, the Ningo-Prampram Member of Parliament also worked as a communications specialist at the office of the President.
Within that same period — from March, 2014 – December, 2016) — he was a Board Member of National Information Technology Agency(NITA), Ghana.
Aside from the salary he gets as an MP for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George is a corporate communications expert, investor, agricultural engineer, among others.
The Ningo Prampram MP has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Which Political Party Is Sam Nartey George?
Sam George is a staunch member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Currently, he serves as the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
Who Is Ningo Prampram MP?
In November, 2015, during the 2015 parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sam George caused a major political upset by dethroning one of the longest serving members of Parliarment, Mr Enoch Teye Mensah aka E.T Mensah who was described as “Ningo-Prampram Mugabe”.
This brought some friction between the two: Sam Nartey George and E.T Mensah — the man he (Sam George) regarded as his ‘father’ and mentor.
During the 2016 Presidential & Parliamentary Elections, Sam Nartey George was declared the winner for the Ningo-Prampram Contituency.
He won the seat with 23,860 votes representing 63% with his closest contender, Mr Sylvester Tetteh of the NPP, polling 13, 588 votes.
In 2017, he assumed political office and has since remained as the Member of Parliament for the Ningo Prampram Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.
He currently serves on two important committees; the Public Accounts Committee and Communications Committee of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.
Anti-Gay LGBTQI+ Bill
In June, 2021, Sam George was praised and hailed as a hero by many Ghanaians when he, together with seven other MPs, championed a private members’ bill to ban LGBTQ+ advocacy in Ghana.
In October, 2021, he became the toast of majority of Ghanaians after ‘slamming’ Kenyan CNN journalist, Larry Madowo in an interview on the thorny subject of championing the anti-g@y LGBTQ+ bill in Ghana.
- In February, 2021, Sam George was chosen amongst the 2020 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians by Avance Media.
- In 2021, the Ningo Prampram MP was named by FAKS Investigative Services as the overall best parliamentarian for 2021.
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Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com