Thursday, 30 November

"Outstanding statesman" – Akufo-Addo to Kufuor on 81st birthday

Former President John Agyekum Kkufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is 81 years old today, Sunday, 8 December 2019.

“Happy 81st birthday to that outstanding Ghanaian Statesman, the 2nd President of the 4th Republic, His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor”, President Nana Akufo-Addo wrote on social media.

Mr Kufuor was President of Ghana for two terms – from 2001 to 2009.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP), which he belongs to, has mostly described him as the most successful President of the Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition.

Mr Kufuor is married to Theresa Kufuor and they have six children.