John Mahama, Lordina Mahama

John Mahama and wife inaugurate Maternity & Children Ward as part of 30th marriage anniversary

Former Ghanaian president, John Mahama and his lovely wife, Lordina Mahama are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in a grand style.

The former first couple has constructed a new maternity and children’s ward at the Bole District Hospital to mark the milestone.

The former president of Ghana and his wife arrive in Bole in the Savanah Region on Monday, July 25, 2022, ahead of the inauguration of the new ward today Tuesday, July 26, 2022.


Mr Mahamα, the former president, announced their arrival in Bole in a Facebook post on his verified page. 

In the post, Mr Mahαma stated that he and his wife will be inaugurating a newly built maternity and children’s block at the Bole District Hospital.

The post that he made reads, “My wife, Lordina, and I arrived in Bole earlier today as part of activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our marriage. Ahead of a ceremony to inaugurate a newly built Mαternity and Children’s Ward for the Bole District Hospital on Tuesday, we paid a courtesy call on Bolewura Sarfo Kutuge Feso I in his palace.”

John Mahama

Mr Mahamα and Lordina paid a courtesy call on Bolewura, Sarfo Kutuge Feso I, in his palace – as in the screenshot above.

In a live Facebook streaming the former president inaugurated the facility and handed the keys to the Bolewura and the health authority in the area.

John Mahama and wife inaugurate Maternity and Children’s ward

John Mahama, Lordina Mahama

John Mahama and Lordina married on Wednesday, July 29, 1992, and have since remained faithful to each other over the years. They have five children: Shafik, Shahid, Sharaf, Jesse, and Farida.

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According to John Mahama, he met his wife Lordina Effah — one of his History students — at Ghana Secondary School (his alma mater), where he had gone to teach History as a National Service Personnel.

“I met Lordina when I went back to do National Service at my former school, Ghana Secondary School, at the time she looked attractive, I was her History teacher…the rest is history,” Mahama has said in the past.

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