Achimota School is considered one of Ghana’s most elitist educational establishments.
Founded in 1927 by Gordon Guggisberg, Kwegyir-Aggrey and Rev Fraser, the school is symbolic to excellence, discipline and national pride.
Located in Achimota, a suburb of Accra, the school which was formerly known as the Prince Of Wale’s College is Ghana’s oldest government secondary school and also the only mixed educational establishment to win the prestigious National Science and Maths quiz on two occasions.
It has churned out a number of key personalities in politics, entertainment, sports, fashion and science.
Here are 14 famous people who are “Akora”
Actor, Politician and Businessman
Father of Zimbabwe and former president
Minister of Finance
Dr. Joyce Aryee
Secretary of Education, PNDC era, Former head of Ghana’s chamber of mines.
Fashion designer and illustrator
President of Ashesi University
Mrs Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
Former first lady and first Ghanaian woman to run for office on the ticket of a political party.
Prof J.E.A Mills
Fomer President of Ghana and professor of law
First female chairperson of a political party, Member of Parliament and daughter of Ghana’s founder
First Prime Minister and later President of Ghana
British Member of Parliament
Former President of Ghana and Head of State
Former beauty queen, model and entrepreneur