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Meet the Seven(7) Ghanaian Presidents that never had a Vice president

Ghana has had several heads of State. Some ruled with Military power while others came to power through electoral and Democratic means.

There are however some seven presidents in Ghana that never had a vice. 

Below are the names of Presidents in Ghana that never had a vice president.


#1. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is Ghana's very first president. He was in power from 1960 to 1966. He was in power with various ministers but not with a vice president.


#2. Joseph Ankrah

He is Ghana's second President. He was also in power three years. He came to power through military force. He also had no vice president. He is Ghana's first military president.


#3. Akwasi Afrifa

He is Ghana's third President. He was in power from 2nd April, 1969 to 7th August 1970. He also ruled without any vice.


#4. Nii Amaa Ollenu

He was the President of Ghana for only 24 days. He was officially the chairman of the Presidential Commission. He took over from the previous military leader, Lt. Gen. Afrifa and handed over on 31 August 1970 to Edward Akufo-Addo who was elected on 31 August 1970 by an electoral college. He was an acting president


#5. Edward Akuffo Addo

The incumbent president's father was also a President of Ghana from 31st August, 1970 to 13th January, 1972. He was deposed in a coup d'etat.


#6. Ignatius Kutu Acheampong

He also ruled without any vice president. He was in power for six years which is from 1972 to 1978.


#7. Fred Akuffo

Fred was the president of Ghana for 334 days. He had no vice president and was deposed in a coup d'etat by Jerry John Rawlings.


Rawlings has been the president of Ghana on several occasions. He didn't have a vice president when he was first in power in 1979 but later chose one in his subsequent offices.

Ghana had its first vice president in 1979 under the office of Dr. Hilla Limann.


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