This is Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo.
The Ghanaian public figure and wife of President Nana Akufo-Addo, 5th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana turned 70 today.
She was born on the 12th of March 1951 and attended the Achiomota Primary School and Wesley Grammar Schools respectively.
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Ghanaians from all walks of life have taken to social media, TV, Radio and print media to congratulate her on the milestone.
Her husband, the President who is constantly showering love to his wife at every opportunity took to his Instagram to send sweet and romantic messages to the ‘bone of his bone’ and ‘flesh of his flesh’
The post read: “Happy Birthday to my beautiful Rebecca. Love always”
As the First lady, Akufo-Addo has been praised for advocating the fight against the disease Malaria in Ghana and has been recognized as a nutrition champion for fighting against malnutrition in children and adolescents, and an outstanding contribution to women’s health and efforts against infant mortality in Ghana and across Africa.
In 2017, she established the Rebecca Akufo-Addo foundation, a non-governmental organization with a mission to enhance the efforts of the government amongst Ghanaian women and children.
Wishing her long life in good health on the occasion of her 70th birthday