Theresa Kufuor, 87, died. She was the wife of John Agyekum Kufuor, a former president of Ghana.
Theresa Kufuor served as Ghana’s First Lady from 2001 to 2009 when her husband was the country’s head of state.
“When his wife of more over 55 years passed away, her husband, former President John Agyekum Kufuor, was at home. Mrs. Kufuor hasn’t been feeling well lately, according to the story.
According to reports, the former president reportedly passed away just before President Nana Akufo-Addo arrived to the previous president’s home in the mountains.
J. Addo Kufuor, Nana Ama Gyamfi, Saah Kufuor, Agyekum Kufuor, and Owusu Afriyie Kufuor are among John and Theresa’s five children. They have eight grandchildren altogether.
Before being married in 1962, the couple started dating after meeting at a Republic Day Anniversary Dance in London in 1961.