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Joseph Boakai
Joseph Boakai

Liberia

Joseph Boakai is the vice president of the Republic of Liberia. He hails from the County of Lofa in northern Liberia. He is a former minister of Agriculture


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Created: 27th Feb 2008
Modified: 8th Jul 2008
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Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Administration
Employer:
Government of Liberia
Position:
Vice President
Working primarily in:
Liberia

Description of Work:


Biographical Information
Joseph Boakai
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Nov/30/1944
Interests: Politics
Location:
  City: Monrovia
Place of Origin: Liberia
Mr. Boakai is a graduate of Kansas State University in the United States. He was born to illiterate parents as one of six boys. Mr. Boakai extended his studies in the United States through a USAID grant. He too has had three boys with his wife Kartumu Boakai. After serving as Agriculture Minister in 1985, he served as a consultant to the World Bank.



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