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The Most Influential Ghanaians of 2011…

MOST Influential Ghanaians of 2011

How well do you know the people of Ghana who made a positive impact in Ghana last year?

Well here’s an opportunity to familiar yourself with a 100 influential Ghanaians who in the last year have contributed significantly to the country.

Ghana’s one hundred most influential people of 2011 was compiled by ETV Ghana and include people from all sections of the Ghanaian society. A poll was conducted by the television station which featured public figures in politics, entertainment, sports, enterprise and religion. Viewers of ETV then voted for who they thought had been influential in 2011 and the 100 who made the list are as follows:

100 Jackie Appiah (Actress)
99 Shamima Muslim (Broadcast Journalist)
98 Ama Abebrese (Actress/TV Presenter)
97 Abdul Salam Mumuni (Film Producer)
96 Paul Adom Okyere (TV Presenter)
95 Abraham Ohene Gyan (Film Producer)
94 Nana Aba Anamoah (Broadcaster)
93 Rebecca Acheampong (Musician)
92 Doreen Andoh (Broadcaster)
91 Hon. Doe Adjahoe (Politician)
90 Jessica Opare Safo (Broadcaster)
89 Mr. Kojo Bonsu (Entrepreneur)
88 Samini (Musician)
87 Hon. E T Mensah (Politician)
86 Emma Morrison (Broadcast Journalist)
85 Ebo Whyte (Playwright/Motivational Speaker)
84 Alban Bagbin (Politician)
83 Hackman Owusu Agyeman (Politician/Industrialist)
82 Sammy Kufuor (Ex. Footballer/Entrepreneur)
81 John Tia Akoglo (Politician)
80 Hannah Tetteh (Politician)
79 Kojo Antwi (Musician)
78 Stephen Appiah (Footballer)
77 Reggie Rockstone (Musician)
76 Rev Gideon Titi- Ofei (Academician/Motivational Speaker)
75 Funny Face (Comedian)
74 John Mensah (Footballer)
73 Kwesi Pratt Jnr (Social commentator/Publisher)
72 Abeiku Santana (Broadcaster)
71 Prof. Ernest Aryeetey (Academician)
70 Matilda Asante Appiah (Broadcast Journalist/Communications Expert)
69 Kwaku Baako Jnr (Social commentator/ Journalist)
68 Dr. Kwasi Botchwey (Economist/Politician)
67 Esther Cobbah (Communications Expert)
66 Gifty Anti (Broadcast Journalist)
65 Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Broadcast Journalist)
64 Kofi Ansah (Fashion Designer)
63 Komla Dumor (Broadcast Journalist)
62 Michael Essien (Footballer)
61 Hon. Samia Nkrumah (Politician)
60 Dr. Kwasi Aning (Security Expert)
59 Prof. Atukwei Okai (Academician/Poet)
58 Ozwald Boateng (Fashion Designer)
57 KSM (Satirist/ Producer)
56 Kojo Yankah (Academician/Politician)
55 Shirley Frimpong Manso (Film Producer)
54 Andre Dede Ayew (Footballer)
53 Kwaku Sakyi Addo (Communications Expert/ Journalist)
52 Dr. Esi Sutherland Addy (Academician)
51 Sarkodie (Musician)
50 Kwasi Twum (Media Owner)
49 Kwasi Nyantakyi (Football Administrator)
48 Bishop Dr. Charles Agyin Asare (Pastor)
47 Father Andrew Campbell (Catholic Father)
46 Edward Effah (Banker)
45 Charles Kojo Fosu (Musician)
44 Dr. Kwabena Adjei (Politician)
43 Abedi Ayew Pele (Ex-Footballer)
42 Kyei Mensah Bonsu Osei (Politician)
41 Mr. Kwame Acheampong Kyei (Insurance Entrepreneur)
40 Her Ladyship Georgina Wood (Chief Justice)
39 Dr. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng (Heart Surgeon/Politician)
38 Bishop Dr. Dag Heward Mills (Pastor)
37 Dr. Micheal Agyekum Addo (Industrialist)
36 Mrs Theresa Oppong – Beeko (Estate Developer)
35 Mr. Kwaw Ansah (Film Maker)
34 Mr. Edward Boateng (Media Owner)
33 Dr. Kwabena Duffuor (Banker/Finance Minister)
32 Prof. Kofi Awoonor (Academician/Politician)
31 Mr. Osei Kwame Despite (Media Owner)
30 Most Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante (Academician/Reverend Minister)
29 Mr. Oko Nikoi Dzani (Industrialist)
28 Dr. Kofi Amoah (Industrialist/Entrepreneur)
27 Haruna Iddrisu (Politician)
26 Tony Oteng Gyasi (Industrialist)
25 Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams (Pastor)
24 Rt. Hon. Justice Bamford Addo (Speaker of Parliament)
23 Ernest Bediako Sampong (Industrialist)
22 Mr Albert Ocran (Entrepreneur)
21 Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (Politician)

20 Elizabeth Villars (Industrialist)
19 Joyce Aryee (Politician / Pastor)
18 Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo (Politician)
17 Kwame Sefa Kayi (Broadcaster)
16 Victor Gbeho (Diplomat)
15 H. E. John Dramani Mahama (Vice President, Ghana)
14 Mr. Roland Agambire (Industrialist)
13 Mohammed Ibn Chambas (Diplomat)
12 Sam Jonah (Industrialist)
11 H. E. John Agyekum Kufuor (Politician/Ex-President, Ghana)
10 Mr. Ken Ofori- Atta (Financial Expert)
09 H. E. John Atta Mills (President , Ghana)
08 Dr. Alhaji Asoma Banda (Industrialist)
07 H. E. Jerry John Rawlings (Politician /Ex-President, Ghana)
06 Rev. Peter Cardinal Turkson (Catholic Cardinal)
05 Anas Aremeyaw Anas (Investigative Journalist)
04 Dr. Mensah Otabil (Pastor)
03 Prince Kofi Amoabeng (Industrialist/Financial Expert)
02 Otumfuo Osei Tutu II (Asantehene)
01 Mr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong (Industrialist)#

GROUPS – Most Influential Ghanaians 2011

• Most Influential Industrialist – Mr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong
• Most Influential Church Leader – Dr. Mensah Otabil
• Most Influential Journalist – Anas Aremeyaw Anas
• Most Influential Financial Expert – Prince Kofi Amoabeng
• Most Influential Diplomat – Mohammed Ibn Chambas
• Most Influential Politician – Jerry John Rawlings
• Most Influential Broadcaster – Kwame Sefa Kayi
• Most Influential Entrepreneur – Albert Ocran
• Most Influential Academician – Most Rev. Emmanuel Asante
• Most Influential Media Owner – Osei Kwame Despite
• Most Influential Film Maker – Kwaw Ansah
• Most Influential Sports Personality – Abedi Ayew Pele
• Most Influential Traditional Leader – Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
• Most Influential Medical Practitioner – Dr. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

By Yaa Nyarko