It has emerged that Mr. Ken Ofori-Attah, the Finance Minister-designate has failed his economics and mathematics subjects after his Adance Level examination in June 1976 at Achimota School.
The former Finance Minister is an investment banker, and politician as well as the co-founder of Databank Group and Enterprise Group.
He served serves as the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in the cabinet of Nana Akufo-Addo from 2017 to 2021 and has been renominated for the position as President Akufo-Addo takes his second term.
Awake News, has sighted a copy of the West Africa Examination Council 1976 results.
Bried Profile of Ken Ofori-Attah:
Hon Ken Ofori-Atta, assumed office as Ghana’s Finance Minister on January 27, 2017. He brings to the Ministry over 30 years’ experience in Ghanaian and international financial sector.
He was a Co-Founder and former Chairman of the Databank Group (an investment banking firm) in Ghana. He was the Executive Chairman from 1990 until his retirement on February 14, 2012.
Prior to co-founding Databank in 1990, the Hon Minister was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers on Wall Street in New York. He has other business interests in Insurance, Retail Banking, Private Equity, Micro finance, Pharmaceuticals and Real Estate.
Hon. Ofori-Atta was the first African to be honoured as a Donaldson Fellow at Yale University in 2010, a John Jay Fellow at Columbia University in 2011 and also a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He is a Co-Founder of the Aspen African Leadership Initiative.
He was also the first African to testify at the US Congress Ways and Means Committee to support the AGOA law. He was twice honoured by PriceWaterHouse Ghana as one of the Top 5 Most Respected CEOs in Ghana.
He went to Achimota School in Accra, Ghana; received a BA in Economics from Columbia University in New York and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
He is married with four children.