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George Mireku Duker Biography

George Mireku Duker is a Ghanaian politician and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He is the member of parliament for Tarkwa-Nsuaem constituency in the Western Region.

He was born on May 9, 1975 in Dompim Pepesa in the Western region of Ghana.

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Mireku Duker studied B. ED Accounting at University of Education- Kumasi Campus. He later studied MSC Oil and Gas Management at the University of Plymouth- UK.

He was a teacher with the Ghana Education Service from 1998 to 2006, Special Aide at the Ministry of Local Government from 2007 to 2008.

Mireku Duker was appointed by President John Agyekum Kuffour as a Municipal Chief Executive. He was also a Programs Manager of Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) from 2011 to 2012.

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Duker first became member of parliament in the 7th parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana. At the time, he was the NPP parliamentary candidate who managed to pull the most votes in the western region.

He was appointment by Nana Addo as the Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources in 2021. President Nana Addo again appointed George Mireku Duker as the first chairperson of the Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) in August 2021.

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The MIIF aims to manage the equity interest of Ghana mining companies to receive mineral royalties and other related income due the republic from mining operations.

He is the vice chairman of the Mines and Energy committee of parliament a member of the Holding offices of profit committee.

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