Former President John Dramani Mahama has described former President John Agyekum Kufuor as a blessing to his family, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the country as a whole.
In a Facebook post commemorating Kufuor's 80th birthday which fell on December 8, Mahama wrote: "Happy 80th Birthday President J.A. Kufour. You have been a blessing to your family, your party and our dear nation, Ghana.
May the good Lord continue to bless you and grant you good health and greater fulfillment."
John Mahama was a Member of Parliament for Bole-Bamboi when Kufuor was president between 2001 and 2009.
Former president John Agyekum Kufuor turned 80 on December 8, 2018.
To mark the special occasion, a special reception was held at the former president's residence in Accra.
Present at the reception were many dignitaries including President Nana Akufo-Addo, members of his government, leading members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) as well a family and friends.
Kufuor was Ghana's second president after Jerry Rawlings. He led a massive transformation and has been associated with social interventions such as the National Health Insurance Scheme.
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