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Hon. Benjamin Philip

Electorate
Menyamya Open

Party
People's National Congress Party

Date of Election
5 May 2020

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Menyamya Open Electorate as a Peoples National Congress Party candidate following aby-election declared on 05/05/2020.

Past: First elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Menyamya Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as a Rural Development Party candidate. Appointed Parliamentary Referral Committee on Communications- Chairman on 18/09/2007. Appointed Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture on 05/08/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Menyamya Open Electorate in the 2012 General Elections as a Rural Development Party candidate.

Biography

Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Completed Primary Education at Menyamya Primary School
Secondary Education: Completed Secondary School Education through college of distance education, 1989
Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education at Balob Teachers College, 1990; UPNG 2014-2015

Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Businessman

Contact Details

Parliament Office