Benjamin Opoku Aryeh

Benjamin leads PNAfrica’s work relating to legislative research, monitoring and engagement, having joined the organisation in 2018. His interests include understanding how parliaments can enhance their representative, legislative and oversight roles, and supporting initiatives that improve the livelihood of the vulnerable in society. He has previously worked with the Department of Social Welfare as a Probation Officer where he managed cases of child maintenance, and child rights protection with the Accra District Magistrate Court. As a person passionate about society, he spends time volunteering for humanitarian organisations such as the DoctorsAct Ghana and WeB Foundation.

He is currently the coordinator of the Ghana Parliamentary Monitoring Organisations Network (GPMON) which seeks to strengthen Ghana based parliamentary monitoring organizations (PMOs), establish forums for sharing experiences and best practices among PMOs towards effective engagement with parliament, and advocate for the adoption of the principles of parliamentary openness by the Parliament of Ghana.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, and a Diploma Certificate in Social Work from the School of Social Work (Accra).

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