Happy 82nd Birthday To H.E John Agyekum Kuffour
Former flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who served as president of the republic of Ghana from 2001 to 2009, His Excellency John Agyekum Kuffour, marks his 82 ndbirthday today, December 08, 2020.
The special day of the former president comes exactly after Ghana’s general elections on December 07 this year.
Despite the nation’s major focus on the general elections, the people of Ghana including party members and loved ones of took some time off their busy schedules and celebrated president Agyekum Kuffour.
Agyekum Kuffour completed his secondary education from Prempeh College, one of the best and renowned secondary schools in Ashanti region, Ghana.
He later joined the honourable society of Lincoln’s Inn, one of the greatest institutional body of lawyers and judges in the United Kingdom where he pursued law and became a certified barrister. He was called to bar in 1961 in London.
In the year 1962, he was called to bar in Ghana but left for the UK to obtain a master’s degree in philosophy, politics, and economics from the Oxford University and Exeter College from 1961–64.
Same year president Kuffuor completed his master’s degree, he got employed at the Ghana Commercial Bank in London where he worked as a Manager and Legal officer.
He worked for only a year at the bank and relocated to Ghana to start his political career at the age of 27.
He started as the chief legal officer and town clerk for the city of Kumasi from 1966 to 1969.
Following his service to the people of Kumasi, he was selected as a member of parliament and deputy foreign minister under the administration of Kofi Abrefa Busia from 1969 -72 and from 1979 to 1981… https://bit.ly/33XJ5G5
Originally published at https://africancelebs.com on December 8, 2020.