Who are the parents of John Atta Mills?

Who are the parents of John Atta Mills?

Early life. Mills was born on 21 July 1944 in Tarkwa, in the Western Region of Ghana. His parents were John Atta Mills, Sr., an educator, who taught at the Komenda Teacher Training College and Mercy Dawson Amoah. He was the second child (and first son) among seven siblings.

How many years did Atta Mills rule Ghana?

The presidency of John Atta Mills began on 7 January 2009 and ended on 24 July 2012. John Atta Mills, an NDC candidate became the 10th President of Ghana after he defeated NPP opponent Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 Ghanaian general election.

What happens if a President dies in Ghana?

The president is limited to two terms, whether successive or separated. If the president dies, resigns, is permanently incapacitated, or is removed from office, the vice president automatically ascends as president for the balance of the term.

What is the name of the late President Atta Mills wife?

Ernestina Naadu Mills (née Botchway) is a Ghanaian educator and former First Lady of Ghana….

Ernestina Naadu Mills
Nationality Ghanaian
Political party National Democratic Congress
Spouse(s) John Evans Atta Mills (died 2012)
Alma mater Aburi Girl’s Secondary School Winneba Specialist Training College

Which Ghanaian President was a professor?

John Evans Atta Mills
John Evans Atta Mills, (born July 21, 1944, Tarkwa, Ghana—died July 24, 2012, Accra, Ghana), Ghanaian politician and scholar who served as president of Ghana (2009–12). After secondary school, Mills studied law at the University of Ghana (LL. B., 1967), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.

Who was Atta Mills running mate in 2000?

Muhammad Mumuni

Hon. Muhammad Mumuni
Born 28 July 1949
Nationality Ghanaian
Political party National Democratic Congress
Alma mater University of Ghana

How old is John Atta Mills?

68 years (1944–2012)John Atta Mills / Age at death

When did John Mahama became President?

The presidency of John Mahama began on 24 July 2012 and ended on 7 January 2017. John became the 11th President of Ghana after he succeeded John Atta Mills who died in office on 24 July 2012.

What does Article 71 say?

The 11th Amendment inserted a new clause (4) in article 71 of the Constitution to clarify that the election of President or Vice-President cannot be challenged on the ground of the existence of any vacancy for whatever reason in the appropriate electoral college.

In which year did Prof Atta Mills died?

July 24, 2012John Atta Mills / Date of death

Who was Akufo Addo’s first wife?

Rebecca Akufo-Addo
Born Rebecca Naa Okaikor Griffiths-Randolph March 12, 1951
Nationality Ghanaian
Spouse(s) Nana Akufo-Addo
Children 5 daughters

Who is John Atta Mills?

John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills (21 July 1944 – 24 July 2012) was a Ghanaian politician and legal scholar who served as President of Ghana from 2009 until his death in 2012. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the governing party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 election.

Could John Evans Atta Mills have lived longer?

The passing away of President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday 24th July, 2012 devastated the hearts of many Ghanaians in the country and beyond. Many were those who felt that the president could have lived longer to avoid this gargantuan unprecedented mishap.

What did Zuma say about Atta Mills?

South African President Jacob Zuma paid tribute to President Atta Mills, saying: “South Africa and Ghana enjoy strong relations at both the bilateral and multilateral levels, and under President Mills’ leadership, we saw genuine efforts aimed at deepening the historical relations between our two nations.”

Who mourns as President John Atta Mills is buried?

“Ghana mourns as President John Atta Mills is buried”. CNN. Archived from the original on 5 August 2014. ^ “Thousands attend Ghana president’s funeral – Africa”.

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