Category:Alfred Oko Vanderpuije
|Date of birth||4 November 1955|
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The Ghanaian politician Alfred Oko Vanderpuije is the incumbent (since 2009) major of Accra (Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)), the capital of Ghana. He was born on the 4th of November, 1955, in Accra-Sempe, a quarter of Accra. As young teacher for sports, he went in the USA in 1981/82 where he worked as public school teacher, educator and administrator for nearly 26 years in South Carolina, Kansas, and Illinois, among others. There he exceled as party activist for the US-abroad branch of the Ghanaian National Democratic Congress. He returned to Ghana in July 2008 and joined the campaign team of the later Ghanaian president John Evans Atta Mills. Later worked he for the Accra Brewery Limited. Since 2009 he is major of Accra as appointée of the president. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije claims to be a remote descendant of Jacobus van der Puije (van de Paye), which officiated as Netherlands governor for the Dutch Gold Coast 21 June 1780 - 11 February 1781 and which came from Sint Maartensdijk, a suburb of Tholen in Zeeland (Netherlands). Mr. Vanderpuije has the double citizenship of the USA and Ghana.
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