Mahamudu Bawumia is a Ghanaian economist and former central banker who serves as the 7th Vice President of Ghana in the 4th Ghanaian Republic. He assumed office on 7 January 2017.

Nana Akufo-running Addo’s mate in the 2008 elections was Mahamudu Bawumia of the New Patriotic Party. In both the first and second rounds of voting in the three Northern Regions, the NPP saw a gain in support compared to 2004.

Mahamudu Bawumia and wife, Samira Bawumia


Between February and March of 2009, Bawumia worked as a consultant for the Economic Commission for Africa. He was a visiting scholar at the Liu Centre for Global Studies and the UBC Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia from April to October of 2009.

A fellow at the International Growth Centre (IGC), a joint research institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Oxford University, he serves as a member of the IGC Team for Sierra Leone, providing economic growth advice to governments of developing nations.

In addition, he served as a consultant to the Sierra Leonean Central Bank on reorganizing the bank’s structure and monetary policy framework.

Dr Bawumia’s Wife: What Tribe is Samira Bawumia?

The Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Samira Bawumia is a Fulani. Muslims who live predominantly in West Africa, from Lake Chad to the Atlantic coast, name themselves Fulani, also known as Peul or Fulbe.

In addition to the five countries listed above, they can be found in several additional countries as well.


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