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A. A. Afrifa

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Head Of State:( 1967 – 1969 )


1967 – 10/1969:Head Of State

Personal Information

Date of Birth:24th April, 1936

Place of Birth:Mampong - Ashanti Region. (A/R)

Date of Death:16th June, 1979

Educational Background of – Lt. Gen. Akwasi Afrifa

Attended Presbyterian Boys Boarding School, Mampong (A/R)
1952 – 65      Adisadel College, Cape Coast (C/R)
1957 – 58      Regular Officer’s Training School

Mons Officers Cadet School, Sandhurst, UK
1958 – 60       Military Academy, Sandhurst England.

His Political and Public Life

Attended School of Infantry, Hythe, UK, and Commander, Rifts Company
10/1969 – 1/8/1970      Chairman of Presidential Commission
1962 – 1964     

General Staff Officer.

Defence College, Teshie - Accra
1966 – 67     
Member of eight (8) men ruling National Liberation Council (NLC), and Commissioner for Finance

Chairman of NLC and Head of Communication
10/1969 –1/8/1970
     Chairman of Presidential Commision
15/1/1972–Dec 1972  
He was arrested and detained by National Redemption Council regime under General Acheampong.

Led Popular Movement for Freedom  and Justice to protest against (UNIGOV) and demanded Constitutional rule.
16th June 1979      Executed by firing squad

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