Hon Isaac Adongo, Ghana's Member of Parliament
Hon Isaac Adongo, Ghana’s Member of Parliament

Honourable Isaac Adongo is a Ghanaian politician born on 12 October 1972 and a member of the 8th Ghanaian Parliament representing the Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga Central Constituency in the Upper East Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.

He was first elected in 2016 and he was re-elected in 2020.

He gained international recognition in 2022 for calling Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia an “Economic Maguire“, and said that he scores economic own goals.

Issac Adongo labelled the country’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as an “Economic Maguire”, likening his performance in the role to Maguire’s decline since joining Manchester United.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is a Ghanaian economist and former central banker who serves as the 5th Vice President of Ghana in the 4th Ghanaian Republic.

“…tackling Manchester players and giving assists to opponents. Mr Speaker, when the opponent failed to score, Maguire will score for them,” Mr Adongo said, as laughter erupted in the chamber.

“Mr Speaker, you remember in this country we also have an economic Maguire.”

Early life
Adongo hails from Bolgatanga.

He is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the University of Ghana.


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