Honorable John Osei Frimpong is the Member of Parliament for Abirem Constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He is the Chairman for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs. Honorable Osei is a very experienced legislator who served in the 7th Parliament and currently in the 8th Parliament with leadership roles on various committees including the Committee on Mines and Energy as well as Special Budget Committee. He has a wide range of experience and expertise in wide spectrum of areas within private and public sectors such as Mining/Construction, Agriculture, Forestry, Education, Sports, Microfinance and Tourism. He worked in the executive arm of government of Ghana as well when he served as a Special Assistant to then Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and later Education and Sports from 2002-2006. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana amongst other academic qualifications. Hon. Osei Frimpong is Proactive, Hardworking, Highly Responsible, Result- Oriented, Self-Motivated and a Team Player.
It is well known that Parliament’s basic function is law making. However, a number of functions are incidental to the performance of this function. Among others, the following can be clearly identified as functions performed by the Parliament of Ghana: Legislative;
Oversight of the executive