Kofi Abrefa Busia

Kofi Abrefa Busia
2nd Prime Minister of Ghana
In office
1 October 1969 – 13 January 1972
Brigadier Akwasi Afrifa
3 April 1969 – 7 August 1970
Nii Amaa Ollennu
7–31 August 1970
Edward Akufo-Addo
31 August 1970 – 13 January 1972
Preceded by
Kwame Nkrumah
as Prime Minister
Succeeded by
(position abolished)
Personal details
Born (1913-07-11)11 July 1913
Wenchi, Gold Coast
Died 28 August 1978(1978-08-28) (aged 65)
Oxford, United Kingdom
Political party Progress Party
Spouse(s) Naa Morkor Busia (died 2010)
Profession Academic
Elected following military rule and overthrown by military regime.

Kofi Abrefa Busia (11 July 1913 – 28 August 1978) was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972. As a nationalist leader and Prime Minister, he helped to restore civilian government to the country following military rule. [1]

Early life

Busia was born a prince in the kingdom of Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region, one of the four Gold Coast Territories, then under British rule and now called Ghana. [2]

Other Languages
Bahasa Indonesia: Kofi Abrefa Busia
Nederlands: Kofi Abrefa Busia
norsk: Kofi Busia
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Kofi Abrefa Busia
українська: Кофі Бусіа