First Lady of Ghana

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Lordina Mahama, the current First Lady of Ghana, in London (June 2014)
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The First Lady of Ghana is the title of the wife of a sitting President of Ghana. The current First Lady is Lordina Mahama, who has held the title since 24 July 2012.

First Ladies of Ghana Since Independence

Name Term Begins Term Ends President or Head of State
Fathia Nkrumah 1 July 1960 24 February 1966 Kwame Nkrumah[1]
Mildred Ankrah 24 February 1966 2 April 1969 Joseph Arthur Ankrah[2]
Christine Afrifa 2 April 1969 7 August 1970 Akwasi Afrifa[3]
Nana Afua Frema 7 August 1970 31 August 1970 Nii Amaa Ollennu
Nana Yeboakua Ofori-Atta 31 August 1970 13 January 1972 Edward Akufo-Addo
Faustina Acheampong 13 January 1972 5 July 1978 Ignatius Kutu Acheampong
Emily Akuffo 5 July 1978 4 June 1979 Fred Akuffo
Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings 4 June 1979 24 September 1979 Jerry Rawlings
Fulera Limann 24 September 1979 31 December 1981 Hilla Limann
Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings 31 December 1981 7 January 2001 Jerry Rawlings
Theresa Kufuor 7 January 2001 7 January 2009 John Kufuor
Ernestina Naadu Mills[4] 7 January 2009 24 July 2012 John Atta Mills
Lordina Mahama 24 July 2012 Present John Dramani Mahama

References

  1. [1]
  2. https://www.modernghana.com/news/124760/1/wives-of-military-rulers.html
  3. http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=38592
  4. Warunga, Joseph (2010-05-17). "Meeting the first ladies of Africa". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-07-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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