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Biography

John Dramani Mahama born 29 November 1958 was the President of the Republic of Ghana. He is a communication expert, historian, writer, former Member of Parliament and Minister of State, and former Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana. He succeeded to the Presidency following the death of John Atta Mills on 24 July 2012.

Early years and education

Mr. Mahama was born in Damango, which is in the Northern Region of Ghana. His father Mr. Emmanuel Adama Mahama was the first Member of Parliament for the West Gonja Constituency and the first Regional Commissioner of the Northern Region during Ghana's First Republic. Upon the successful completion of that program, Mr. Mahama then went on to pursue an additional postgraduate diploma, this one in social psycholo...

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If you can't do the job, give way for the NDC to come do it for you - John Mahama