Rita Tani Iddi is a Ghanaian politician who was the member of parliament for the Gushiegu constituency from 2005 to 2009. Rita won the Gushiegu seat during the December 2004 general election on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) While in parliament, she doubled as the deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources in charge of Mines. She is currently the Deputy Ghana High commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Tani was born on 14 September 1949. She attended the University of Cape Coast were she attained a Diploma in Diploma, after which she furthered her education at the University of Education, Winneba, where she obtained her Bachelor of Education in Home Science.
Rita Tani Iddi is a teacher by profession, she taught in several schools in Ghana, these included Yendi Senior High School and Berekum Training College.
She was appointed a District Chief Executive of the Gushegu District in the Northern Region of Ghana. She also became a member of parliament of the Fourth Parliament for the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Gushegu constituency and served as a Deputy Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines and took charge of the mines sector during His Excellency the Ex-President of Ghana, John Agyekum