John Ernest Ekuban

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John Ernest Ekuban
Member of the Ghana Parliament
for Cape Coast
In office
7 January 1993 – 6 January 1997
Personal details
Born(1937-02-23)23 February 1937
Cape Coast, Gold Coast (now Ghana)
Died17 April 2021(2021-04-17) (aged 84)
Accra, Ghana
Political partyNational Democratic Congress
Alma materUniversity of Cape Coast

John Ernest Ekuban (23 February 1937 – 17 April 2021) was a Ghanaian politician and a member of the First Parliament of the Fourth Republic representing the Cape Coast Constituency in the Central region of Ghana.[1]

Early life and education[]

Ekuban was born on 23 February 1937 at Cape Coast in the Central region of Ghana. He attended the University of Cape Coast and obtained his Bachelor of Arts.[1]


He was first elected into Parliament on the ticket of the National democratic Congress for the Cape Coast Constituency in the Central Region of Ghana. He was defeated by S. Valis-Akyianu during the Parliamentary Primaries. Valis was defeated by Christine Churcher of the New Patriotic Party during the 1996 Ghanaian General Elections.[2][3]

Personal life[]

He was a Christian.[1]


He was a teacher and a member of Parliament for the Cape Coast constituency in the Central region of Ghana.[1]


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b c d Ghana Parliamentary Register 1992–1996 Publisher: Ghana Publishing Corporation Date: 1993 Page: 191
  2. ^ FM, Peace. "Ghana Election 1996 Results – Cape Coast South Constituency". Ghana Elections – Peace FM. Retrieved 20 February 2021.
  3. ^ "NDC causes upset, wrestles more seats from the NPP in Central Region | African Elections Project'". Retrieved 20 February 2021.
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