I look young and smart at age 70 because I don’t take alcohol and fast foods – Prez Akufo Addo gives tips on how to live healthily


Ghana’s incumbent president in the person of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed he is energetic and looks younger even in his 70s because he lives a very honest life empty of alcohol.

According to him, he is a strong adherent of the country’s local dishes and will on any day go in for those foods that will keep him healthy.

Apart from eating well, the Akufo-Addo says he owes his well-being to the Grace of God adding that prayer will keep you younger and very active like he is at his age.

“The Grace of the Almighty. Pray our father which art in heaven. I live a relatively straightforward life, simple, my pleasures are very simple, good food, tasty food.

I’m a firm believer in the Kontomire even the corned beef stews and those things I eat them.”

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said he’s also stopped drinking alcohol and that has also contributed immensely to how sharp he looks even at his age.

“I don’t drink these days. I stopped drinking in 1994 that’s like 26 years ago,”

As a reminder, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is currently the President of Ghana. He has been in office since 7 January 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007 under the Kufuor-led administration.


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