Former President John Agyekum Kufour is 81 years old today.
The former president was born in Kumasi on December 8, 1938.
He served as President of Ghana from January 7, 2001 to January 7, 2009. He handed over power to the late Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills.
John Agyekum Kufuor won the year 2000 presidential election as the NPP candidate after a run-off. He won the second round by 56.9% of the valid votes cast.
Kufuor was re-elected on December 7, 2004, with 52.45% with his party also increasing its seats in Parliament.
He is married to Madam Theresa Kufuor. They have five children.
We wish him long life and good health. Happy birthday sir.