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Meet The First Three Speakers Of Ghana's Parliament, Which Of Them Have You Heard His Name Before

1: Augustus Molade Akiwumi

He was born in Lagos , Nigeria ,in the year 7 April ,1891. He became a naturalised Ghanaian , after he relocated to Gold Coast as child with his father . He was a Barrister ,Banker and Judge. He was elected speaker of the parliament in February 1958. He was living in Adabraka ,Accra , Ghana


2: Emmanuel Charles Quist

He was born in 1880, in Christiansburg , Accra . He had his primary and middle school education at Basel Mission Grammar School and Salem School respectively. He then attended training college at Akropong, Akwapim. He was a Barrister , Educator and Judge. He was the first speaker of Gold Coast Legislative Assembly and first speaker of the parliament of Ghana


3: Kofi Asante Ofori-Atta

He was born in Kibi ,Gold Coast ,in the year 12 December 1912. He was Ghanaian educator lawyer and politician. He served many ministerial positions during his time and was later appointed speaker of parliament on 10 June,1965. He was also served as a principal of Abuakwa State College.


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