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Lordina Mahama

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President  John Dramani Mahama
Succeeded by  Rebecca Akufo-Addo
Succeeded by  Matilda Amissah-Arthur
Spouse  John Dramani Mahama
Preceded by  Ernestina Naadu Mills
Preceded by  Ramatu Aliu Mahama
Full Name  Lordina Effah
Siblings  Mercy Yaa Ankomah
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Born  6 March 1963 (age 54) (1963-03-06)
Political party  National Democratic Congress
Education  Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Party  National Democratic Congress
Children  Jesse Mahama, Farida Mahama
Similar  John Dramani Mahama, Mahamudu Bawumia, Jerry Rawlings, Kwesi Amissah‑Arthur, John Atta Mills

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Lordina Mahama (born March 6, 1963) is a Ghanaian stateswoman. She is married to the 4th President of the Fourth Republic and current out-gone President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama.


Prior to becoming First Lady, Lordina Mahama's husband served as a member of the Parliament of Ghana representing the Bole/Bamboi constituency during the 2000s.

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Early life

She was born Lordina Effah on March 6, 1963 by the late Mr. and Mrs. Effah. Lordina is from Jema-Ampoma in the Nkoranza District, located in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. She is last of three kids. She had her initial training in Tamale, Ghana at the Tishigu Anglican elementary school. She then proceeded to the Ghana Secondary School in Tamale, where she finished her GCE education.It was at Ghana Secondary School that Lordina met her better half, John Dramani Mahama, interestingly.

Education and Career

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Mrs.Lordina's significant enthusiasm for enterprise and the culinary business drove her to consider for a declaration in Catering at the Flair Catering Services and a four-year college education in Hospitality Management at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

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Lordina's ability to consistently consolidate numerous parts in the meantime had basic influence as she effectively arranged her family and political obligations as the spouse of a sitting President. This multitasking aptitudes additionally empowered her to concentrate on for a MA in Governance and Leadership at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) once again. Mrs Lordina is currently undergoing a study in LLM in Business Law/International Business Law program at the De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom showing her will and enthusiast attitude to know more and study further to fulfill her duties as the first lady and NGO.

As Second Lady

She became second lady when her husband the current President of the Republic of Ghana John Dramani Mahama became the Vice-President of Ghana to President John Evans Atta-Mills on 7 January 2009.

As First lady

In line with Ghana's constitution, her husband became President of Ghana on 24 July 2012 on the death of his predecessor, John Atta Mills and was sworn in Parliament in July, 2012, automatically making her the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana.


With such solid entrepreneurial ledges, the First Lady proceeds to effectively serve as the National President of an on-legislative association, Alternative Source of Income Program (ASIOP), devoted to vagrants and the vulnerable.She is the first to concede that wearing the caps of First Lady, president of a NGO, and being a mother for all Ghanaians could dismay. In any case, she figures out how to keep strict control that empowers her to satisfy every one of the parts decently well.

She speaks English, Hausa, Dagbani and Twi fluently. According to the First lady she enjoys cooking,reading and travelling during her leisure periods and also enjoys taking care of the vulnerable.


The First Lady has a number of awards to her name and credit. These include:

  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, by the President and Trustees of the Fordham University.
  • An award for campaign for cervical cancer, Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Award for cervical cancer advocacy, Windhoek, Namibia
  • An honour from the State of New Jersey and the City of Newark for her dedicated service to humanity and her philanthropic works.
  • Inducted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame
  • Global Inspiration Leadership Award at the Africa-Middle East-Asia summit in Dubai.
  • Honoured by the States of Georgia and Maryland in the United States of America for her work in women's empowerment and support for children in deprived communities in Ghana.
  • She was also singled out for commendation by the United States state Department report for 2013, for standing up and supporting the alleged witches in the Gambaga witch camp in the Northern region of Ghana.
  • Enstooled as Sompahemaa of the Nkoranza Traditional Area, with a stool title (Nana Akosua Fremaa Ampomah Sika I )
  • Enstooled as Development Queen in Bodom in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana
  • Enstooled as Development Queen in Ampoma in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana
  • Enstooled Development Queen in Anloga in Kumasi, Ashanti region of Ghana.
  • References

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