Here is the list of some of the most influential people in Ghana
1.Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo - Politician
He is the current President of the Republic Ghana. Many people believe that some of his policies have greatly influenced a lot of lives. His introduction of the free Senior High School Education have benefited a lot of people. Some also praise him for how he managed the covid -19 situation in Ghana when it was at it's peak globally.
2. John Dramani Mahama - Politician: The former president of Ghana is very influential person in Ghana. He has served as a member of Parliament, a Vice president and a member of Former president of Ghana. Through these stages he has garnered many followers and influence a lot of people. He is credited with many infrastructure s during his tenure. Among them are the refurbishment of the Ridge Hospital into a state-of-the-art hospital, The Kwame Nkrumah Circle Interchange.
3.Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia - Politician
He rose to fame when he appeared as the Star Witness to 2012 election petition. He is well known for his oratory prowess.
4. Franklin Cudjoe -Economist: He is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of IMANI Centre for Policy and Education, a Think Tank of global repute dedicated to the promotion of the institutions of free society across Africa. He was named the Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos in the year 2010.
5. Manasseh Azure Awuni- Journalist: Manasseh gradually came to the lime light when he was interning with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. He is one of the fearless journalist who openly criticize government, opposition parties and any officials whose actions may not be the best interest for the nation. He shares most of his journalistic work with myjoyonline.com. His biggest work was a video documentary which aimed to expose an alleged secret militia the government was training.
6. Elsie Effah Kaufmann - Biomedical engineer: She is well known in Ghana as the quiz mistress for the well acclimaimed Maths and Science quiz. Dr. Elsie is a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana school of engineering biomedical department and even became the head of the department 2014 - 2016. She has inspired many young girls.
7. Ameyaw Debrah: Blogger:
He is a celebrity blogger and a freelance journalist in Ghana. His rose to fame gradually started when he became an entertainment editor for Ghanaweb.com in 2008. Ameyaw has gained so much influence that many bloggers and entertainment pundits look up to him for inspiration. He has really helped shaped up the entertainment industry and also been a role model to many.
8. Asamoah Gyan - Footballer
He is all time leading goal scorer and a household name for Ghanaians. He has undertake a lot of philanthropy work influencing peoples lives.
9. Osei-Kwame: He is the owner of the Despite Company Ltd which is a trading company and with subsidiaries in the media industry.He have employed a lot of people and continues to influence on many lives.
10. Other mentions includes
Anas Aremeyaw Anas -journalist
Arch Bishop Nicholas Duncan Williams- Religious Leader
Sheikh Osman Nuhu Shaributu - Religious Leader
Michael Owusu (Sarkodie) - Music
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