Ghana has had a lot of Presidents since independence. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is Ghana’s first president. Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo is the country’s incumbent president.
Let’s take a look at the only Ghanaian president who served for less than a month in office in today’s article.
Many people may be surprised to learn that Ghana had a president who only served for 24 days.
Nii Amaa Ollenu is his name. He is the second republic’s first president.
From August 7th until August 31st, 1970, he served as President of the United States.
He was also running as an independent candidate.
During those years, he was also the Speaker of Parliament.
During the second republic, Ollennu was the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana from October 1969 to January 1972.
He also became the president of Ghana on 7 August 1970.
He was officially the chairman of the Presidential Commission. He took over from the previous military leader, Lt. Gen.
Afrifa and handed over on 31 August 1970 to Edward Akufo-Addo who was elected on 31 August 1970 by an electoral college.