Lordina Mahama Biography – Age

Lordina (nee Effah) Mahama was the first lady of Ghana and wife of former president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama, a marriage which has produced wonderful children; Jesse Mahama and Farida Mahama. Born on March 6, 1963 to late Mr. and Mrs. Effah, she hails from Jema-Ampoma in the Nkoranza District, located in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. Rebecca Akufo-Addo succeeded her as the first lady of Ghana.

Education 


Primary
Tishigu Anglican elementary school

Secondary
Ghana Secondary School in Tamale

Tertiary
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) – Hospitality Management
De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom – LLM in Business Law/International Business Law program.

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Awards

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, by the President and Trustees of the Fordham University.
An award for campaign for cervical cancer, Maputo, Mozambique.
Award for cervical cancer advocacy, Windhoek, Namibia
An honour from the State of New Jersey and the City of Newark for her dedicated service to humanity and her philanthropic works.
Inducted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame
Global Inspiration Leadership Award at the Africa-Middle East-Asia summit in Dubai.
Honoured by the States of Georgia and Maryland in the United States of America for her work in women’s empowerment and support for children in deprived communities in Ghana.
She was also singled out for commendation by the United States state Department report for 2013, for standing up and supporting the alleged witches in the Gambaga witch camp in the Northern region of Ghana.
Enstooled as Sompahemaa of the Nkoranza Traditional Area, with a stool title (Nana Akosua Fremaa Ampomah Sika I )
Enstooled as Development Queen in Bodom in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana
Enstooled as Development Queen in Ampoma in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana
Enstooled Development Queen in Anloga in Kumasi, Ashanti region of Ghana.

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