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
Died28 August 1978(1978-08-28) (aged 65)
Oxford, England
Political partyProgress Party
Spouse(s)Naa Morkor
Children8, Abena and Akosua Busia
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