A throwback photo of Ghana’s minority leader in Parliament,and MP for Tamale South, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu has surface online.
The photo shows a much younger Haruna Iddrisu in his long oversized trouser and and short sleeved shirt standing by a car during his days as a student at the University of Ghana
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The photo has spiked conversations on social media and at the center of it all is the motivation that anyone can become successful someday no matter their appearance today.
BIOGRAPHY OF HARUNA IDDRISU
Haruna Iddrisu was born in 1970 at Tamale, Ghana. Iddrisu studied at the University of Ghana between 1993 and 1997 where he obtained B.A. (Hons) in Sociology.
He was active in student politics and was the President of the National Union of Ghana Students during his final year. Iddrisu is also a barrister and has been a member of the Ghana Bar Association since 2002.
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He is the Minority Leader of the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic in Ghana. Iddrisu had been the National Youth Organiser for the National Democratic Congress since 2002.
He stood for parliament in the 2004 parliamentary election in the then newly formed Tamale South constituency. He retained his seat in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 parliamentary elections.
He has held various positions in government, including Minister for Communications under the Mills and Mahama governments as well as Minister for Trade between 2013 and 2014. He was appointed the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations by President Mahama in July 2014.