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Hon. Cecilia Dapaah –Minister For Aviation

Cecilia Abena Dapaah is 62 years old, and is a leadership development specialist. She is a product of the University of Ghana, Legon. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Linguistics in 1979, and also holds a certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School in leadership.


She also holds a postgraduate certificate in International Development Studies from the University of Oslo in Norway. Between 2001 and 2006, she was the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Cocoa Processing Company.


She was deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing under President Kufuor’s government, from 2005 to 2006, and became the substantive Minister from 2007 to 2008. Whilst in parliament as MP for Bantama, she served on various committees such as Works and Housing; Advisory Committee to the Speaker; Employment, Social Welfare and Youth; Foreign Affairs; and Special Budget.