JOKES: Funny nicknames of some Ghanaian head of state

Some of these presidents earned their nicknames based on what they did, out of their own utterances or sometimes out of fun.

Here are 7 of such cases.

1. Kwame Nkrumah – Showboy

Kwame Nkrumah during his tenure earned the nickname Nkrumah Showboy due to his numerous positive developments.

2. J.J. Rawlings – Mr. Boom

J.J. Rawlings in one of his presidential addresses made this one statement and it became his nickname.

3. John Agyekum Kuffour – Gentle Giant

During his campaign and presidency, he was professed as the gentle giant by most of his party members and this became his nickname.

4. John Evans Attah Mills – Asomdweehene

Same with Attah Mills, he was referred to as the Asomdweehene(King of Peace) because he always preached about peace in all his speeches.

5. John Dramani Mahama – The Commissioner general

During the later part of the 2016 Presidential campaign, President Mahama was virtually commissioning a new project every other week, hence commissioner general.

6. Ignatius Kutu Acheampong – Fa Wo To Be gye golf

General Kutu allegedly lured women for sex with Golf cars.

7. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo – Nana Kalyppo

The president-elect has not even been sworn in yet but he has already been nicknamed, Nana Kalyppo, all because of a picture of him drinking the popular fruit drink that went viral and even sparked an internet challenge.

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