John Dramani Mahama
is the Vice-President
of Ghana. He was elected in the 2008 election
. He was formerly the Member of Parliament
and also a member of the Pan-African Parliament
from Ghana. He previously served as Minister of Communications in the Rawlings government
.Linda Akrasi Kotey, , Ghanaian Chronicle
(allAfrica.com), August 12, 2008.
The NDC announced on April 9, 2008 that Mahama had been unanimously endorsed by the party's National Executive Committee as the NDC vice-presidential candidate. He was the running mate of NDC presidential candidate John Atta Mills
.John Dramani Mahama Achimota Primary School for his elementary education, then went on to Ghana Secondary School, Tamale for his G.C.E. O and A level education.
In 1981, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History fromthe University of Ghana
, and further obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies, from the University of Ghana, Legon in 1986.
Institute of Social Sciences, Moscow (Postgraduate Studies in Social Psychology) 1988
Worked as: Information officer, Japan Embassy in Republic of Ghana 1991-95
Sponsorship and Grants Manager, Plan International, Ghana Country Office 1995-96
Elected, 1st term Member of Parliament for Bole/Bamboi Constituency – Dec 1996
Deputy Minister of Communications April 1997- Nov 98
Minister of Communications Nov.1998-Jan 2001
Acted as Chairman of the National Communications Authority,... Read More