Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings is a husband and father of four children who have accomplished laudable feats in their respective careers.
The founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), military leader, and first president of the Fourth Republic ruled the country from 1981 to 2001.
Jerry John Rawlings is married to Nana Konadu Agyemang, with whom they have four children including three girls named Zanetor Rawlings, Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings, Amina Rawlings, and a boy, Kimathi Rawlings.
Dr. Zanetor Rawlings
Zenator is a medical doctor and arguably the most popular of the four of President Rawlings and Nana Konadu. This is because of her path into politics just like her parents.
In 2016, Dr. Rawlings competed and won the parliamentary seat of Korle Klottey on the ticket of the NDC. The first time MP will contest again to retain her seat in the 2020 general elections.
Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings
Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings, who is 40 years, currently works at the office of former president Rawlings as a Business Affairs Executive.
After secondary school, Yaa enrolled at Trinity College, University of Dublin in Ireland. She was admitted in September 1999 and graduated in 2003 with BA in Social Studies.
She continued at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts for her Master’s Degree. She graduated with M.A in International Communication & International Relations.
A lawyer by profession, Anima is the third daughter and child of former president Jerry John Rawlings and Nana Konadu Agyeman.
She is a member of the International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, AIPN, UK Energy Lawyers Group, LCLCBA and Scottish Oil Club.
She had her early education at North Ridge Lyceum and Morning Star Schools in Accra. Amina earned her LLM in Petroleum Law & Policy – CEPMLP from the University of Dundee.
The only male child in the family, Kimathi’s has usually lived a life well off the spotlight and the media.
He had his tertiary education at Aston University in Birmingham, England, where he studied Bachelor of Science (Bsc), International Business.
He also has two certificates from MDT International: 1. An introduction to Oil and Gas production and 2. Negotiation Skills for the Oil & Gas Industry. Kimathi lives in London and works as a Commercial and Portfolio advisor at Eni, a multinational Oil and Gas company.