Former President John Agyekum Kuffour turned 79 years on Friday 8th December, 2017 and has celebrated the occasion in a grand style.

Vice President Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Mawumia, taking to twitter inspired the former Ghana leader by commending his leadership during his term of office.

"Happy 79th birthday to His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor. Your leadership and achievements during your term of office as the president of our dear country were phenomenal. The country is very thankful to God for your life and service".

Several people, including Group Chair for Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyapong have wished the former president well in the coming years.

Mr. Agyapong presented a citation to Mr. Kufuor for dedicating his life to the service of Ghana, and marking the day with staff and management of the Jospong Group.

Story by: Eric Nana Prekoh /