Full NameAlfred Oko Vanderpuije BornNovember 4, 1955 (age 60)
Jamestown, Ghana (1955-11-04)
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Alfred Oko Vanderpuije (born 4 November 1955) is a Ghanaian politician. A Jamestown native, He was born and bred at Mamprobi, Darkuman and Dansoman at various stages of his childhood. He was the former Mayor of Accra, installed in that office by President John Atta Mills in 2009. .He is currently the member of parliament for Ablekuma South Constituency in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
His Dutch surname reflects his Euro-African descent. The ancestors of Vanderpuije originally came from Sint-Maartensdijk on the former island of Tholen in the Netherlands. His ancestor Jacobus van der Puije was Governor of the Dutch Gold Coast in 1780.