Rebecca Naa Dede Ayeetey was brought into the world in Ghana at Osu in 1923. She
experienced childhood in James Town, Accra. Her mom and father are from Ga Asere and
After her essential schooling, Rebecca Naa Dede Ayeetey went into the flour business.
She turned out to be so rich and influential through her flour business which procured her the name “Ashikishan”, a Ga word significance flour.
She was known to be the main lender of the then CPP party and drove CPP ladies’
exercises at her home in Kokomlemle. She financed Dr. Kwame Nkrumah to win the
Ashiedu Keteke lawmaking body gathering seat which made him be the primary PM of
Her closeness to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah made her the foe of the adversary ideological
group which supposedly prompted her initial demise. She kicked the bucket shockingly at
CPP work in Ho on the 22nd June 1961 at the age of 38 years.
It was claimed that the political extremist and women’s activist was harmed at the capacity in the wake of taking a hot tea when she grumbled of a stomach throb.
The twofold decker transports which were brought to Accra by Harry Sawyer were named
after her “Aunt Dede”.
She additionally has her picture on a public stamp and of Ghana 50 pesewa coin all out of
appreciation for her.