Peter Nortsu-Kotoe

This is the timeline of the member of parliament for Akatsi North Constituency 


Nortsu-Kotoe pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics/English at the prestigious University of Ghana, demonstrating his intellectual prowess and thirst for knowledge. To further bolster his qualifications, he acquired a Master of Development Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). 

Career Path

Peter Nortsu-Kotoe served as a tutor at the renowned Accra Academy. His contribution extended to the role of an Assistant Director in the Ghana Education Service, a position that allowed him to influence educational policies and practices positively.


DCE of Akatsi District

Nortsu-Kotoe's venture into politics further underscores his commitment to making a difference. His political career began with his appointment as the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Akatsi District, a role he served from April 2009 to January 6, 2013.


Political beginning 

In January 2013, he embarked on a new phase in his career by becoming a Member of Parliament. His dedication and contributions to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) resulted in him being elected to represent the Akatsi North Constituency. His journey in the political sphere has been marked by multiple terms, with his second term lasting from 2013 to 2016. This tenure allowed him to continue working on issues close to his heart and representing the interests of his constituency on the national stage.

2016 election

Peter Nortsu-Kotoe was reelected in 2016 and served from 2017 to 2020. He won with  11,482, representing 89.28% while his opponent Prince Sodoke Amuzu of the NPP got 1,379 representing 10.72%.

2020 elections

In the 2020 Ghanaian general elections, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe won the parliament seat with 68.11% of the total votes cast, amassing 9,770 votes. His closest rival, the NPP parliamentary candidate Ofosu Simon Peter Kofi, garnered 31.89% of the votes with 4,575 votes.