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Check Out The Full Story Of Beautiful Woman Who Designed The Ghana National Flag

Theodosia Salome Okoh (June 13, 1922–April 19, 2015) was a Ghanaian artist and educator best known for designing the country’s 1957 flag. She also played a significant role in the development of hockey in Ghana.

She was born Theodosia Salome Abena Kumea Asihene in Effiduase, Ghana, to the Very Reverend Emmanuel Victor Asihene and Madam Dora Asihene, both of Anum in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She was the fourth child in an eight-child family.

She attended Ashanti Efiduasi Primary School, followed by Basel Mission Middle, Senior, and Teacher Training Schools in Agogo, before enrolling in Achimota School, where she studied Fine Art for three years.

She had three children with Enoch Kwabena Okoh, the Head of Civil Service under Kwame Nkrumah in the 1960s [8]: E. Kwasi Okoh, Stanley Kwame Okoh, and Theodosia Amma Jones-Quartey.

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She died on April 19, 2015, in Tema’s Narh-Bita Hospital at the age of 92, following a brief illness.

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