Ghanaian lawyer and all time politician, His Excellency William Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was born in Swalaba Accra, Ghana, on 29 March 1944, to a prominent Ghanaian royal and political family as the son of Adeline and Edward Akufo-Addo. He started his primary education at the Government Boys School, Adabraka, and later went to Rowe Road School (now Kinbu), in Greater Accra region
Akufo-Addo was the member of parliament for Abuakwa constituency in the Eastern region and also served served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007 under the Kufuor-led administration. He is currently serving his second term as the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and current president of Ghana in the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) party.
He has married to a beautiful God-fearing woman, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo and they have five daughters; Gyankroma Funmi Akufo-Addo, Edwina Nana Douka Akufo-Addo, Adriana Dukua Akufo-Addo, Yeboakua Akufo-Addo, and Valerie Obaze