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Profile: Ghana First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

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Profile: Ghana First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Profile: Ghana First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Rebecca Akufo-Addo is the current First Lady of Ghana. She is the wife of President Nana Akufo-Addo, 5th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

She is the daughter of the judge, Jacob Hackenburg Griffiths-Randolph who served as the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana in Third Republic and Frances Phillipina Griffiths-Randolph . Her mother is of german descent.

She attended the primary section of one of Ghana’s most elite school, Achimota School before she proceeded to Wesley Grammar School in Greater Accra Region.

She has worked as legal secretary for one of the multinational law firms in the United Kingdom.

She has five daughters. She is a strong member of Accra Ridge Church and the patron of the Infanta Malaria, a charity organization dedicated to the prevention of Malaria in children.

In 2017, she founded the Rebecca Akufo-Addo foundation, a non-governmental organization to enhance efforts of government amongst Ghanaian women and children.

The foundation has been responsible for the construction improvement of hospital facilities across the country.

She is passionate about women empowerment.

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