Stephen Ofori was born on 4th April 1980. He began his primary and Junior High education at Methodist Primary school, and Roman Catholic JSS at Akim Wenchi. Joseph completed Salvation Army Senior High School – Akim Wenchi in 1998 and continued to Assin Foso Teacher Training College.
In 2003, he was posted to Assin Andoe D/C primary school for his teaching practice, and later to Akim Takrowase L/A JHS where he taught for three years. Joseph is a graduate of University of Education with BSc. degree in Mathematics. He was also the subject master at Salvation Army SHS Akim Wenchi.
Joseph has been the general manager of UNICA SPRING WATER, Akim Wenchi since 2011.
He is contesting on the ticket of the Progressive People’s Party as the Parliamentary Candidate for Akwatia constituency.
Joseph bemoans the high illiteracy level in Akwatia constituency, which has affected the living standards of his constituents. He hopes to turn this unfortunate situation around by ensuring that the Progressive People’s Party implements its free compulsory universal Basic Education(FCUBE) policy, from Kindergarten to SHS, in 2017 when it assumes office as the next government.