John Dramani Mahama

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John Dramani Mahama
John Dramani Mahama at Chatham House.jpg
John Mahama at the Chatham House in 2013
President of Ghana
(4th President of the 4th Republic)
In office
24 July 2012 – 7 January 2017
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur
Preceded by John Atta Mills
Succeeded by Nana Akufo-Addo
5th Vice President of the Republic of Ghana
(4th Vice President of the 4th Republic)
In office
7 January 2009 – 24 July 2012
President John Atta Mills
Preceded by Aliu Mahama
Succeeded by Kwesi Amissah-Arthur
Minister of Communications
In office
November 1998 – 7 January 2001
President Jerry John Rawlings
Preceded by Ekwow Spio-Garbrah
Succeeded by Felix Owusu-Adjapong
Member of Parliament
for Bole
In office
7 January 1997 – 7 January 2009
Preceded by Mahama Jeduah
Succeeded by Joseph Akati Saaka
Personal details
Born (1958-11-29) 29 November 1958 (age 59)
Damongo, Ghana
Political party National Democratic Congress
Spouse(s) Lordina Mahama
Relations Emmanuel Adama Mahama
Children 7
Residence Flagstaff House
Alma mater University of Ghana
Institute of Social Sciences Moscow
Religion Assemblies of God
Website Presidency website

John Dramani Mahama (/məˈhɑːmə/; born 29 November 1958)[1] is a Ghanaian politician. He became President of Ghana in July 2012. He succeeded John Atta Mills after his sudden death.[2]

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