April 24, 2024


From journalist to parliamentarian, Mark Woyongo’s voice boomed across Ghana. In Upper East, he championed regional development, a regional minister with a journalist’s heart.

Yet, fate dealt a cruel hand – a near-fatal crash, then the mantle of Minister for the Interior.

He tackled security challenges, his gaze resolute, even as political tides shifted.

Though his time in parliament ended, his legacy lingers: a bridge between communities, a voice for a region, forever etched in Ghana’s story.

Over the course of his political and communication career, Hon. Woyongo has occupied a number of positions. From 1978 until 1985, he served as the Upper East Regional Administration’s public relations officer.

He started as the Upper East Region’s Regional Information Officer in 1985 and stayed in that role until 1994, when he was named Minister Counselor for Information at the Ghana High Commission in London, UK.

From 2009 to 2012, he served as the Upper East Region’s Minister. On the NDC ticket, he ran and won the 2012 legislative elections.

After serving as Upper East Regional Minister, he was named Minister of Defense in 2013 and thereafter to the Ministry of the Interior.

Mark Woyongo Death
Mark Woyongo Death

Mark Woyongo Cause of Death

It is not clear where he died, but some of his followers on social media are mourning his death believed to have occurred on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.

We will update you as and when we confirm the cause of his death. He was 75 years old.

Mark Woyongo Wife

Mark Woyongo was a married man for many years. He was married to his beautiful and lovely wife Cecilia Wuni Woyongo. She survives the late steward politician.

Mark Woyongo Children

The lat Mark Woyongo gave birth to two children. One of his two children Kenneth Kwotua Woyongo died in 2023 at the age of 49.

Not much is known about his other child.

Mark Woyongo Net Worth

Mark Woyongo had an estimated net worth of $1 million as of the time he died. He made money from his political career.

He was also a farmer who cultivated acres of rice farms in the Upper East region.

Mark Woyongo Obituary

The family of the late Mark Woyongo has not provided any information about his burial or obituary.



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