John Dramani Mahama

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John Dramani Mahama
John Mahama at the Chatham House in 2013
President of Ghana
(4th President of the 4th Republic)
Assumed office
24 July 2012
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur
Preceded by John Atta Mills
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 29 November 1958 (1958-11-29) (age 57)
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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