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Who is the Vice-President of Ghana Mahamudu Bawumia?

Who is the Vice-President of Ghana Mahamudu Bawumia?

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.



In addition to being a banker, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is an economist. His father, the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia, was a former Chairman of the Council of State (1992–2000), and his mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia, was his mother. He was born on October 7, 1963, in Tamale.


Mahamudu Bawumia
Mahamudu Bawumia

He was the 12th of his father’s 18 children and the second of his mother’s five children, therefore he came from a huge family. His mother had five children, while his father had 18.



His grandfather was a Mamprugu Royal and the Paramount Chief of Kperiga in the Northern Region. His father was a teacher, a lawyer, and a politician.

Samira Ramadan Bawumia, the only daughter of Alhaji Ahmed Ramadan, the former PNC National Chairman who has three children, is Dr. Bawumia’s wife. Dr. Bawumia is married to Samira Ramadan Bawumia.



In Tamale, he received his primary education at the Sakasaka Primary School, and in 1975, he was accepted into the Tamale Secondary School. In 1981, he served as President of the Ghana United Nations Students Association, which is abbreviated as GUNSA.

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