President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named the Member of Parliament for Yendi, Farouk Aliu Mahama, as the following Board Chairman of the Ghana Integrated Iron and Steel Corporation.
As per the President, Mr. Mahama will supplant the late Prince Imoro Andani who passed on this year after a short ailment.
Brought into the world on April 27, 1981, Alhaji Umar Farouk Aliu Mahama is the child of previous Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama and Former Second Lady Hajia Ramatu Mahama.
His dad was Ghana’s first Muslim Vice-President and his fatherly granddad, Zongo Naa Mahama, was the Zongo Chief of Yendi, the conventional capital of Dagon.
He turned into the MP for Yendi after the 2020 political race.
Farouk Aliu Mahama’s maternal granddad, Alhaji Imoro Egala, was Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister in the First Republic (1960-1961) and later Trade and Industries Minister.
Per the bawkuonline.com sources, He started his basic education at Sakasaka Experimental Presby, Tamale, and was subsequently selected at the Achimota School in Accra.
He continued to Prempeh College in Kumasi for his optional instruction and later to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
He procured a Bachelor of Science certificate in Marketing at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and presently holds a Master’s certification in Supply Chain Management from Coventry University in England.