It was formally opened in 1927 by Sir Frederick, then Governor of the British Gold Coast colony. And its reputation is only enriched by the famous and successful people who come out of this prestigious institution.
We’ve put together a list of the most successful “Achimotans” ranging from Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah to the grandfather of Hiplife Reggie Rockstone.
First President of Ghana, founding member and 3rd Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now African Union (AU).
Former President, Republic of Ghana, 2009–12.
Former Head of State, Ghana, 1979, 1981–93; and former President, Republic of Ghana, 1993-2001.
Former President, Second Republic of Ghana, 1969–72.
Former parliamentarian and former Finance Minister adjudged Africa’s Best Finance Minister in 2001 by the Banker Magazine of the Financial Times.
British MP, Parliamentary Private Secretary to David Cameron.
Former Ghanaian Ambassador to the U.S.A and later Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development (PSD) and the Presidential Special Initiatives (PSI), under President Kufuor led NPP government.
First African architect of the Gold Coast and Developer of the Port City of Tema.
The Godafther of hiplife music.
Designer of the Ghana flag.
Writer and author of “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born”.
Poet, teacher, and diplomat.
Renowned musician and composer. Composer of “Yen Ara Asase Ni”.
Former C.E.O of Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC.
Journalist, two-time winner of Journalist of the Year Award and Ghana’s former correspondent for the BBC and Reuters.
Engineer and politician.
First Senior Prefect of Achimota School, Minister of Education and Foreign Affairs in the Second Republic.
Renowned doctor and politician.
Ghana’s first female Minister of State.
President and Founder of Ashesi University.
First Female Chairman of the C.P.P and Former Member of Parliament for the Jomoro Constituency.