Kofi Abrefa Busia
Prime Minister:( 1969 – 1972 )
October 1969 – 13th January, 1972:Prime Minister
Date of Birth:11th July, 1913.
Place of Birth:Wenchi- Brong Ahafo Region (B/A)
Date of Death:28th August, 1978.
Educational Background of Dr. K.A. Busia
Methodist School, Wrenchi Brong Ahafo Region.
Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast.
1931 – 32
Wesley College, Kumasi Ashanti Region.
1935 Left Wesley College to Achimota.
1936 – 39
Teacher, Achimota College, gained first degree with (Hons) in Medievial and History from the University of London.
1941 Oxford University – BA (Hons.) (Oxon) Politics Philosophy and Economics, MA (Oxon) PHD Social Anthropology.
His Political and Public Life
1942 – 49
Appointed District Commissioner
1949 – 54
Appointed first lecturer in African Studies.
Elected by the Ashanti Confederacy to the legislative Council.
Leader of the Ghana Congress Party
1961 – 66 Senior Member of St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford.
Return to Ghana, and appointed Chairman of National Advisory Committee of the NLC.
1967 – 68
Chairman, Centre for Civic Education
Members Constitutional Review Committee
1969 Progress Party (PP) won the Parliamentary election.
October, 1969 Sworn in as Prime Minister of the Second Republic. He introduced the Alien's Compliance Order and authorised the devaluation of the cedis by 44 %.