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Music Legend Stevie Wonder Becomes Ghanaian Citizen

IN an historic moment, Stevie Wonder, the legendary American singer-songwriter, has embraced Ghanaian citizenship by taking the Oath of Allegiance at the Jubilee House, Ghana’s seat of government. The ceremony, held on Monday, May 13, signifies Wonder’s official integration into Ghanaian society.

Kow Essuman, the legal counsel to President Akufo-Addo, took to social media to extend congratulations to the celebrated musician, announcing, ‘Stevie Wonder is officially Ghanaian. He has just taken the Oath of Allegiance and received the Certificate of Citizenship by Registration at Jubilee House. Congratulations, Sir, and welcome to Ghana.’

Coincidentally, the joyous occasion coincides with Stevie Wonder’s 74th birthday, adding an extra layer of celebration to his milestone moment. Born on Saturday, May 13, 1950, Wonder’s journey to Ghanaian citizenship aligns with his significant personal milestones.


Stevie Wonder, originally named Stevland Hardaway Morris, has garnered global acclaim as a multifaceted artist, excelling in various roles as a singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. His unparalleled influence transcends music genres, encompassing R&B, pop, soul, gospel, funk, and jazz, solidifying his status as a true pioneer in the music industry.

With his official integration into Ghanaian society, Stevie Wonder’s journey continues to inspire fans worldwide, reflecting his enduring commitment to music, culture, and global unity.

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