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Date of Birth:
1954-12-31
Place of Birth:
Accra, Ghana

Gloria Akuffo is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She was the Attorney General of Ghana and Minister for Justice as well as a former Deputy Attorney General and Aviation Minister.

She was born 31 December 1954 born Accra, Ghana but hails from Akropong-Akuapem in the Eastern Region and Shai Osudoku in the Greater Accra Region.

She received a B.A. (Hons) in Law and Political Science in 1979 from the University of Ghana. In 1982, she became a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Ghana and enrolled at the Ghana Bar Association.

Gloria Akuffo was a founding member of Owusu-Yeboa, Akuffo & Associates, a private legal firm in Accra and the head of of Litigation at Blay and Associates.

From 2001 to 2005 Gloria Akuffo was Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General, the first woman to hold these positions. In 2005-06 she was Deputy Minister of the Accra Region. Appointed Minister of Aviation in 2008, she was the Lead Counsel on the 2013 Election Petition case before the Supreme Court.

During the 2012 Election Petition, she was a key member of the legal team of New Patriotic Party.

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