Theresa Kufuor
Theresa Kufuor

Theresa Kufuor to be given state burial on Nov 16

Former First Lady, Theresa Kufuor will be laid to rest on November 16, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced.


She will be given a state funeral.

The former First Lady died at age 87 on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Speaking at a meeting with her family on Tuesday October 10, President Akufo-Addo said a state funeral will be held for Mrs. Theresa Kufuor.

The President said Theresa Kufuor deserves to be given all the respect of the state.

The First lady was a retired nurse and midwife who dedicated her life to the service of humanity and the Catholic Church.

Mrs Theresa Kufuor was also the founder of the Mother and Child Community Development Foundation (MCCDF), a non-governmental organisation that supports the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.

In this article, we will explore the biography of Mrs Theresa Kufuor, her early life, education, career, family, achievements, and legacy.

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