The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will today join well-wishers to celebrate the 67th birthday of Hajia Ramatu, the former second lady, 2001-2008, today Monday, 15th October at the residence of the former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
Hajia Ramatu as she is affectionately known was the wife of the late vice president Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
The motherly and gracious Hajia Ramatu is the daughter of the late Imoro Egala, a minister for Trade and Industry and first black chairman of Cocobod, in the first republic and a long standing political stalwart in Ghana through to the third republic.
Hajia Ramatu was an educationist in Tamale and her love and care for her pupils earned her the coveted title “mma Ramatu”.
During the tenure of the late vice president, his house was the home of many young people due to her commitment to the development, wellbeing and welfare of the teeming young people in the community.
Together with the late vice president, she had four children, namely; Salma, Farouk, Fayad and Halim, all of whom are flourishing in their various fields of endeavor.