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Abdulai Yakubu

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Yendi, Ghana

Abdulai Yakubu is a Ghanaian politician and member of the first parliament of the second republic of Ghana representing the Savalugu constituency in the Northern Region of Ghana under the membership of the National Alliance Liberals (NAL).

Early life and education

Abdulai was born on 6 May 1929 and lived in Yendi a town in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana. He attended Tamale Middle Boarding School, where he obtained a Middle School Leaving Certificate and later served as a Traditional ruler and a Farmer before going into Parliament.


He began his political career in 1969 when he became the parliamentary candidate to represent his constituency in the Northern Region of Ghana prior to the commencement of the 1969 Ghanaian parliamentary election.

He was sworn into the First Parliament of the Second Republic of Ghana on 1 October 1969, after being a pronounced winner at the 1969 Ghanaian election held on 26 August 1969. His tenure of office as a member of parliament ended on 13 January 1972.