Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician and Lawyer who has been the president of Ghana since the year 2017.

Before his presidency, formerly served as Attorney General from the year 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from the year 2003 to 2007 under the Agyekum Kufuor-led administration.

Nana Akuffo Addo’s old photo

Nana Addo Dankwa was born and raised in Nima Accra, Ghana, on the 29th of March 1944. He was born into a well-known Ghanaian royal and political family as the son of (mother) Adeline and (father) Edward Akufo-Addo.

Nana Addo’s father named Edward Akufo-Addo who hails from Akropong-Akuapem was Ghana’s third Chief Justice from the year 1966 to 1970, chairman of the 1967 to 1968 Constitutional Com, mission, and the non-executive president of Ghana from the year 1970 to 1972.

His maternal grandfather was named Nana Sir Ofori Atta, King of Akyem Abuakwa. He was a member of the executive council of the governor of the Gold Coast before Ghana’s independence.

Nana Addo is a nephew of Kofi Asante Ofori-Atta as well as William Ofori Atta. His granduncle was J. B. Danquah who alongside his father was a member of The Big Six.

Nana Akufo-Addo and Rebecca Akufo-Addo Wedding

Nana Addo is the husband of Madam Rebecca Akufo-Addo who is the daughter of Judge Jacob Hackenburg Griffiths-Randolph who served as the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana during the 3rd Republic.

Akufo-Addo was married to two wives earlier before meeting and marrying Rebecca. He was married to (Nigerian) Remi Fani-Kayode and (Ghanaian) Eleanor Nkansah-Gyamenah.

Akufo-Addo’s first marriage to Remi ended with a divorce after almost a 10-years of being together while Akufo-Addo’s marriage to Eleanor ended after they passed away.

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Akufo Addo’s Children: Gyankroma, Valerie, Edwina, Yeboakua, Adriana

Akufo Addo’s Children: Gyankroma, Valerie, Edwina, Yeboakua, Adriana

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has four biological daughters and one stepdaughter and they are; Gyankroma, Adriana, Edwina, Yeboakua, and Valerie.

Gyankroma Akufo-Addo

1. Gyankroma Akufo-Addo:

Gyankroma is the first daughter of President Akufo-Addo. Gyankroma who is in her 40s serves as The chief executive officer of the Creative Arts Council.

Valerie Oblaze
Valerie Oblaze and her Husband

2. Valerie Oblaze:

Valerie Oblaze is the second daughter of Nana Addo. Valerie is married to Stan Obaze. The couple have three children together. Valerie is an entrepreneur who deals in skin care products and fashion.

Edwina and her husband

3. Edwina Akufo-Addo:

Edwina Akufo-Addo is the third daughter of Nana Addo. She owns Nsuonam Restaurant in Accra which is a Seafood and Fish restaurant. Edwina married her husband, Kwabena Jumah in April 2022.

4. Yeboakua Akufo-Addo:

Yeboakua is the 4th born of Nana Addo. She was named after the mother of President Akufo-Addo who was known as Adeline Sylvia Eugenia Ama Yeboakua Akufo-Addo.

Adriana Akufo-Addo

5. Adriana Akufo-Addo:

Adriana Akufo-Addo is the last born of Nana Addo. Akufo-Addo has all women who are children.


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