Nana Akufo-Addo

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Nana Akufo-Addo
President of Ghana
Assumed office
7 January 2017
Vice PresidentMahamudu Bawumia
Preceded byJohn Dramani Mahama
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 April 2003 – 1 July 2007
PresidentJohn Kufuor
Preceded byHackman Owusu-Agyeman
Succeeded byAkwasi Osei-Adjei
Attorney General of Ghana
In office
7 January 2001 – 1 April 2003
PresidentJohn Kufuor
Preceded byObed Asamoah
Succeeded byPapa Owusu-Ankomah
Member of Parliament
for Akim Abuakwa South
In office
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded bySamuel Atta Akyea
Member of Parliament
for Abuakwa
In office
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

(1944-03-29) 29 March 1944 (age 80)
Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana)
Political partyNew Patriotic Party
Spouse(s)Rebecca Griffiths-Randolph
ResidenceFlagstaff House
EducationNew College, Oxford
University of Ghana
Inns of Court School of Law
WebsiteCampaign website

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (/æˈkʊf ɑːˈd/ (audio speaker iconlisten) a-KUUF-oh-AH-doh; born William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo;[1] 29 March 1944) is a Ghanaian politician. He is the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.[2] He served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007.[3]

In 2020, Akufo-Addo was re-elected beating former President John Mahama.[4]

In December 2021, Nana-Akufo Addo undertakes to remain only in two constituents and not to represent herself in 2024.

References[change | change source]

  1. "OL Elected President of Ghana". 22 December 2016. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. Osei Boakye, Evans (7 January 2017). "Nana Akufo Addo Is the New President for Ghana – Here's His Inauguration Speech". GhanaStar.
  3. "Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Profile". GhanaWeb. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  4. Dontoh, Ekow; Dzawu, Moses Mozart (8 December 2020). "Ghana's President Akufo-Addo Wins Second Term by Slim Margin". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 8 December 2020.

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