Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia was the Prime Minister of the 2nd Republic of Ghana.  In 1951, he was elected by the Ashanti Confederacy to the Legislative Council. In 1952, he was Leader of Ghana Congress Party, which later merged with the other opposition parties to form the United Party (UP). He died in London on August 28, 1978.

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Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia

 

Facts About Dr. Abrefa Busia

Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia
Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia
  • He served as a district commissioner from 1942 to 1949
  • He became the first African to occupy a Chair at the University College of the Gold Coast Party.
  • He was active during the formation of the Progress Party.
  • He was a fellow of the St. Anthony’s College Oxford from 1962-1969
  • In 1952, he became the leader of the Ghana Congress Party
RIP legend…
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