Rebecca Akufo-Addo is the wife of Ghana’s current President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo.
She is a Ghanaian public figure and the first lady of the 5th President of the 4th republic of Ghana.
Rebecca Akufo-Addo was born on 12 March 1951 which means she is 70 years of age as we speak.
She has been the first lady of the republic of Ghana since 2017. She is a mother of five daughters namely Gyankroma Akufo-Addo and Edwina Nana Dokua Akufo-Addo and three other unnamed children.
Rebecca was born to Mr. Jacob Hackenburg Griffiths-Randolph and Mrs. Frances Phillipina Griffiths-Randolph.
Her father served as Speaker of Parliament of the Ghana in the third Republic.
Rebecca Akufo-Addo had her secondary education in Achimota School and Wesley Grammar School.
After completing at the aforementioned senior high schools, she furthered at the Government Secretarial School where she became a secretary.
As a secretary, she worked at the Merchant Bank, Ghana and later moved to the United Kingdom where she worked as a legal secretary for Clifford Chance/ Ashurst Morris Crisp and other multinational firms in the United Kingdom.
As the first lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has been advocating for the fight against the Malaria disease.
Aside this advocacy, she has also contributed towards the health of women and children in Ghana.
In 2017, she established a non-governmental organization aimed at fostering government’s efforts towards the enhancement of child and maternal health.