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GLORIOUS BIRTHDAY WISHES TO H. E HAJIA ALIMA MAHAMA, GHANA’S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Today marks the birthday of Hajia Alima Mahama, a former minister and a member of parliament and currently, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America. www.ghanacelebrations.com wishes you a happy birthday.

Hajia Alima Mahama (born 17 November 1957,[1] Walewale, North East Region) is Ghana’s first female ambassador to the US. She is a lawyer and was from January 2005 to January 2009 Minister for the affairs of women and children in Ghana under President John Kufuor.[3][4] She was also the Ghanaian Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, appointed into office by President of Ghana Nana Akuffo-Addo on 10 January 2017 to 7 January 2021. Hajia Alima also served as the Member of Parliament for Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency and a member of the New Patriotic Party in the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic

 

Education

 

Alima Mahama had her senior high school education at the Wesley Girls Senior High School, Cape Coast. She continued her education at the University of Ghana where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Law and Sociology. At the Rutgers University and the University of Ottawa, she had her postgraduate degree in Public Policy and Development Planning and Administration. She has also earned a master’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, in the Netherlands.

Politics

 

She served in the government of John Agyekum Kufuor, firstly as the Minister for Women and Children Affairs, Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry and Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development between 2001 and 2008.[10] Alima Mahama contested in the 2016 election on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and won with over 53% of the votes in Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency.

Other activities

Clean Cooking Alliance, Member of the Leadership Council.

 

Personal life

 

Alima Mahama has one child. She also has a nephew named Randy Adongo.

 

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