Ghana’s former president, John Agyekum Kufuor, is 83 years old today.
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor was President of Ghana from January 7, 2001, to January 7, 2009, on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He succeeded former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings.
Born 8 December 1938, John Agyekum Kufuor is a Ghanaian politician who also served as Chairperson of the African Union from 2007 to 2008.
He was a minister in Kofi Abrefa Busia’s Progress Party government during Ghana’s Second Republic, and a Popular Front Party opposition frontbencher during the Third Republic.
He married Theresa Kufuor in 1962; they have five children together. Kufuor and his family belong to the Roman Catholic Church and is a Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England Freemasons.
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