Arguably Ghana’s most liked and loved former president. John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor is 81 years old today.
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The former president was born in Kumasi on December 8, 1938.
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He served as President of Ghana from January 7, 2001 to January 7, 2009. He handed over power to the late Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills.
John Agyekum Kufuor won the year 2000 presidential election as the NPP candidate after a run-off. He won the second round by 56.9% of the valid votes cast.
Kufuor was re-elected on December 7, 2004, with 52.45% with his party also increasing its seats in Parliament.
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He is married to Madam Theresa Kufuor. They have five children.
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YEN.com.gh wants to celebrate the ‘Gentle Giant’ as he is affectionately known. We wish you a happy 81st birthday, long life and prosperity, sir!
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that star actress Jackie Appiah has promised to sponsor the education of an inmate at the Accra Borstal Institute.
Jackie made the promise on her birthday after authorities at the Borstal Institute appealed to her to support the said inmate.
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