The leading opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) is eyeing to claim the Kwesimintsim parliamentary seat with their candidate Philip Fiifi Buckman (Esq) in the upcoming December polls.
Fiifi Buckman will have to clamp down the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Dr. Prince Hamid Armah for the seat.
But how well do you know Lawyer Philip Fiifi Buckman who keeps chalking success in his field..??
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Philip Fiifi Buckman was born on the February 28, 1973 to Madam Comfort Appiah and Mr. John Kojo Buckman (All deceased) at Kwesimintsim, a suburb in Takoradi of the Western Region with Gomoa Buduatta in the Central Region as his hometown.
The enterprising lawyer completed his ‘O Level’ at the Takoradi Secondary School in 1990 after primary school at Young Christian Preparatory School in the Western Region. He had his A Level’ at the Swedru Secondary School and completed in 1994.
From 1997-2000, Philip Fiifi Buckman had his bachelor of arts in Political Science and Linguistics at the University of Ghana where he also served as the Political Science Students Association’s General Secretary and the choir Director of the Methodist Presby Union (MPU).
With interest in promoting and protecting the fundamental human rights of persons, Fiifi Buckman as affectionately called, went ahead to study for a bachelor in laws (LLB) at the University of Ghana from 2007-2009 and from 2009-2011 studied for his Barrister in Law at the Ghana School of Law.
Fiifi Buckman is a self motivated person and has a good organization skills and a good team player. He has the ability to meet deadlines, very cheerful, energetic and hardworking.
Bonsumtwi-Sam and Associates Law Firm (2010-Date)
– Assists and provide proactive legal services for client
– Advocate for client
– Represent client in court
– Keep records
– Assists in other administrative duties
Takoradi Secondary School (2001-2007)
As National Service
– Social Studies tutor, economics tutor
– Assess students
– Set examination questions
– Compile results of students at the End of term
– Assists in other duties
As Government Tutor
– Facilitates excursions
– House Master
– Master in charge – Writers and Debate Club
– Founder – Social Science Students Association
Young Christian Preparatory School (1995-1997)
– Tutor [Cultural Science]
Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) 1994-1951 as National Service Personal.
2015-Date: – Legal Advisor for National Executive Council of Musama Church International
– Public Relations Officer for Musama Church International – Sekondi-Takoradi District
– P.T.A Chairman at Woodbridge International, Takoradi
– Patron, Sunnato Masqueraders Fancy Club
– Legal Advisor for Takoradi Senior High School (Tadisco) Old Students Association
– Patron at Wesleyan Symphonic Choir
2013-Date: Organizer for Western Bar Association
September 2019: Ghana Bar Conference – member of the Organization Committee
2010-Date: Host of Legal Issues (Your Rights) on Rok FM, Takoradi
2007-2010: Member of Coalition for Rights to Information Bill
2000-2007: Social Commentator at Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
– Alternative Dispute Resolution
– Oil and Gas
– Election Observer with Ghanalert
Philip Fiifi Buckman is married with four kids. His aspiration is to provide transformational and visionary leadership to the Kwesimintsim Constituency.