Joseph Nyumah Boakai Sr. is a Liberian politician who served as Vice President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018, serving under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Previously he was Minister of Agriculture from 1983 to 1985.
|Born:||Nov 30, 1944, Worsonga, Liberia|
|Political party:||Unity Party|
|Spouse(s):||Katumu Yatta (m. 1972)|
|Children:||3 sons, 1 daughter|
|Alma mater:||University of Liberia, Kansas State University, Manhattan|
|President:||Ellen Johnson Sirleaf|
|Preceded by:||Wesley Momo Johnson|
|Succeeded by:||Jewel Taylor|
About Joseph Boakai
Liberian politician who became Vice President of Liberia in January of 2006. He previously served as the Minister of Agriculture from 1983 to 1985.
He studied at the College of West Africa, the University of Liberia, and Kansas State University.
He is known for being a Christian and a Deacon of the Effort Baptist Church.
He married Kartumu Boakai and they have four children together.
He served under President Ellen Johnson.
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- Candidates for President of Liberia
- Vice Presidents of Liberia
- University of Liberia alumni
- Agriculture ministers
- Kansas State University alumni