Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa was appointed Deputy Minister of Information in the Republic of Ghana at the age of 28. He is married to Nuhela Seidu and they have a daughter. He is currently a Member of Parliament for the North Tongu in the Volta Region of Ghana and the current Deputy Minister of Education.
He was a member of the Committee for Joint Action (CJA) a pro-masses pressure group, an author and a prolific writer.
He was also a member of the team that drafted his party’s youth policies in the NDC’s manifesto for the 2008 campaign.
Before all these, he had served as President of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) from 2005 to 2006.
In his foray in national politics, he was a member of the then candidate John Evans Atta Mills Campaign Communication Team and until his appointment as Deputy Minister for Information served on Government’s Transition Team.