The Freemasons are a secret society that falls down slightly on one of the vital elements of being a secret society – the secrecy.
Everyone’s heard of them, most people have a rough idea of what goes on behind the Lodge doors and there are a lot of notable people that have publicly admitted to being masons.
To look down the list, it almost seems that being a mason is essential to success to life. From every sphere of life, we treat you to a list of some of them.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
The Asantehene is a well known member of the Freemasons.
Dr Alex Tweneboah
The ex-president of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) was reportedly a Freemason. He is, however, said to have been expelled from the organisation after he was arrested for alleged involvement in a simbox fraud.
Otwasuom Osei Nyampong VI (Kamenahene of the Akwamu)
The Grand master of the Grand Lodge of Ghana, the man known in private life as Yaw Adjei has been a staunch advocate in demystifying the brotherhood’s activities in Ghana.
Prof. Christopher Ameyaw-Ekumfi
The current Board Chairman of the Ghana Infrastructural Investment Fund belongs to the highly respected society.
Henry Martey Newman
Henry Martey Newman The chief of staff during the presidency of the late former president John Atta Mills is said to be a member of the organization.
He is a Pharmacist by profession and a Health and Development Consultant. He was initiated into Freemasonry on 11th June, 1973 when he was admitted into Concordia Lodge No. 7199 English Constitution at Freemasons Hall, Adjabeng, Accra.Abraham Gyesie is a Masonic student, researcher, teacher, author and entertainer. He is a prolific writer on matters relating to Freemasonry. He gives lectures and talks in Lodges and Chapters in all Constitutions throughout Ghana and has participated in radio and television programmes which aimed at opening up Freemasonry to the Ghanaian public.
Isaac Owulaku Hood
Kwadjo Adunkwah Butah