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80-year-old former Education minister, marries 27-year-old lady in 9th marriage

Presently going viral online is the video of former Member of Parliament for Assin South and former Education Minister, Prof Dominic Fobih and his new wife extracted from their traditional wedding.

The couple got married in an unknown location and per the video making rounds on the internet, the newly married duo can be seen dancing enthusiastically to Dada KD’s “Fatia Fata Nkrumah” while guests applauded and cheered them on.

The politician was dressed in Kente cloth, and his spouse was adorned in a white and gold beaded-lace corset gown.

While the buoyant lady whose name has not been established rested her hands on his shoulders, Prof. Fobih gripped his wife by the waist with his right hand and grooved to the rhythm of the evergreen song.

A heartfelt appreciation message accompanied their picture: “Thank you for being with us on this special occasion and making it the most memorable day of our lives – Mr and Mrs Dominic Fobih.”

Dominic was born on 16 July 1942. He comes from a town called Assin Jakai in the Central region of Ghana. He obtained his PhD in Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta in Canada in the year 1979.

Fobih is a New Patriotic Party supporter. From January 2001 to January 2009, he was a member of Parliament for two terms during the administration of former President John Agyekum Kuffour.

In the 2000 legislative elections in Ghana, he received 16,963 votes out of a total of 31,843, or 53.3% of the legitimate votes cast.

From 2003 to 2007, he served as the Minister of Lands, Forestry, and Mines under the administration of His Excellency the Former President John Agyekum Kuffour.

When His Excellence the Ex-President John Atta Mills won the 2008 Ghanaian general elections, he continued to serve as a member of parliament for the Assin South Constituency from January 2009 to January 2012.

During the 2012 Ghanaian general election on the platform of the New Patriotic Party under the administration of His Excellency John Dramini Mahama, the Ex-President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, he once more kept his seats as a member of parliament for the Assin South.

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