Date of Birth: March 29,1951
Hometown: Dixcove, Ahanta West District, Western Region.
Highest Education: MA (Development Economics), Williams College, Mass., USA, 1977
Last Employment: Ghana's High Commissioner to Britain Sept. 2001-March 2006; Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (March 2006-Dec. 2008)
Marital Status: Married (with five children)
Religion: Christianity (Catholic)
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