Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor dies at age 88

Headlines Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor dies at age 88
OCT 2, 2023 LISTEN

Former First Lady Mrs Theresa Kufuor is reported to have passed on.

She died today, Sunday, October 1 at age 88.
Credible sources from the family and the presidency confirmed her demise this Sunday evening.

She died around 1600 hours, the sources said.

She was a retired nurse and midwife.
Mrs Kufuor married the Former President when he was at age 23 after they met at a Republic Day Anniversary Dance in London in 1961.

They reportedly got married in 1962 and have five children.

She was a devout Roman Catholic and founded the Mother and Child Community Development Foundation (MCCDF), a non-governmental organisation operating in Ghana and Canada that supports work in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV.

She was born on 25 October 1935.