Everything to know about Tsatsu Tsikata, the Ghanaian academician and lawyer who doubles as the former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and now a notable affiliate and legal counsel to the National Democratic Congress and regarded as one of the leading member of the political party.
In the heat of the trending Supreme Court election brouhaha, one name keeps resounding in the ears of Ghanaians. The name is TSATSU TSIKATA.
If you’ve been an ardent follower of the proceedings taking place at the apex court of Ghana, the Supreme Court, the name Tsatsu Tsikata wouldn’t sound unfamiliar to you. The former is one of the two lead lawyers of the petitioner, John Dramani Mahama.
Lawyer Tsatsu’s popularity in Ghana dates way back to the 90s, but reached its zenith in the 2012 presidential petition where he played a key role in the victory of the NDC in the court proceedings.
His stellar display of flawless legal prowess garnered him a crowd of admirers and huge reverence from the Ghanaian community and beyond.
As he again pops his face in the midst of this election petition, many Ghanaians have fixed their eyes sternly on him, hoping for yet another magically display of knowledge.
However, this article is dedicated to unveiling key details about this astute Ghanaian lawyer to the general public.
Place Of Birth
Tsatsu Tsikata was born on October 1, 1950, at Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana but was brought live and grow at Adaraka in Accra (Ghana’s Capital).
Lawyer Tsikata was born on the 1st day of October, 1950 (70 years now) in the Volta Region of Ghana. He hails specifically from Keta, in the Southern part of the region. Lawyer Tsikata was, however, bred in a suburb of Accra known as Adabraka.
The brilliant lawyer started his school at a very tender age at Additrom Preparatory School, from where he was later moved to Mrs Sam’s Preparatory School. He was again moved to another basic school, Accra Newtown Experimental School, where he was promoted a year ahead of his colleagues for his stellar academic performance. Tsatsu’s brilliance got him admitted to the prestigious Mfamtsipim School in Cape Coast at the age of 9. As if that wasn’t enough, the nerdy Tsatu, upon completion of secondary school, gained admission to study bachelor of law (LL. B) at the University of Ghana, graduating with first class honors at an unbelievable age of 18 years.
Tsatsu again got another scholarship to study Bachelor of Civil Law at the world-class Oxford University in the Great Britain.
Tsatsu is happily married to a Ghanaian communication expert by name Esther Amba Numaba Cobbah, former CEO and Lead Communication Strategists at STRATCOM.
Lawyer Tsatsu’s is blessed with 3 very successful children. One of his children is the renowned Ghanaian musician Kwame Ametepee Tsikata, popularly known as Manifest.
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