Lancaster: Meet Papa Kofi Yirrah, The Future Economist Who Loves To Draw Portraits.


Growing up, my mom used a lot of flip charts and markers in her field of work to make presentations and whenever she finished using them she handed them over to me. I would draw on the opposite sides of the flip charts and that is how it all started.

My name is Papa Kofi Yirrah (, a 21-year-old Ghanaian who studies Economics and International Relations at Lancaster University. I am also an artist.

My friends call me PK. It’s an abbreviation of my name Papa Kofi.

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