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Kofi Abrefa Busia

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Prime Minister:( 1969 – 1972 )

Presidency

October 1969 – 13th January, 1972:Prime Minister

Personal Information

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.
1951     

Elected by the Ashanti Confederacy to the legislative Council.
1952     
Leader of the Ghana Congress Party
1961 – 66      Senior Member of St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford.
March 1966     

Return to Ghana, and appointed Chairman of National Advisory Committee of the NLC.
1967 – 68     
Chairman, Centre for Civic Education
1968
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 %.

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