The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has sent a lovely birthday message to Samira Bawuma, the wife of the Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, in a tweet.
“Happy birthday, my dear Samira. You are a shining light to many young people. May you continue to inspire. Have a wonderful and fun-filled birthday,” she tweeted.
Born on 20 August 1980, Samira Bawumia started her early education at the Answarudeen Islamic School at Fadama in Accra.
She later continued to the Akosombo International School (AIS) and then to Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School at Saltpond in the Central Region.
Happy birthday my dear Samira. You are a shining light to many young people. May you continue to inspire. Have a wonderful and fun-filled birthday. pic.twitter.com/RQQncqd0HU
— Rebecca Akufo-Addo (@RAkufoAddo) August 20, 2019
At the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), she studied BA Social Science in Law and Sociology and Technology. At the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Relations (GIMPA), she was adjudged the Best Student in Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Samira is the founder and CEO of the Samira Empowerment & Humanitarian Projects (SEHP), described as a not-for-profit organisation established with the purpose of empowering the underprivileged in Ghana through diverse social intervention projects to improve lives.