President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a former Deputy Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Joseph Dindiok Kpemka as the Deputy Managing Director of Bulk Energy Storage and Transportation Limited Company (BOST).

A letter signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante, instructed the Minister of Energy Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh to take the “necessary steps to regularise the said appointment in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 929) and the constitution of the company.”

Kpemka served as a one-term Member of Parliament for Tempane in the Upper East region after winning the 2016 parliamentary election with 13,363 votes against the National Democratic Congress’ David Adakudugu.

He lost in the 2020 parliamentary election but making a comeback for the seat in the 2024 general election on the ticket of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).

About Joseph Kpemka

Joseph Dindiok Kpemka was born on 13 August 1973.

He is politician and was a member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Tempane Constituency in the Upper East Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party.

He obtained a BA from the University of Ghana as well as an LLB and a Barrister of Law from the Ghana School of Law.

Kpemka was an English tutor at the Ghana Education Service from 2002 to 2005, a district chief executive between 2008 to 2009 and became a lawyer and lecturer at the Bolgatanga Technical University from 2009 to 2016.

He was the first person to win the Tempane constituency seat on the ticket of NPP in the 2016 elections.

Kpemka beat the late NDC MP David Adakudugu and the late independent candidate Dr Francis Adams Asaana to secure an overwhelming victory.

He was later appointed deputy attorney general and minister of justice in the first term of the Akufo-Addo government.