Dec. 04, GNA ď Dr Michael Abu Sakara Foster, the presidential candidate of the
Convention Peopleôs Party (CPP) in the December 7 election, was born at Damongo
in the Northern Region on August 15, 1958.
Sakara Fosterôs official CV says he began school in Kpembe Primary school, East
Gonja, at age six years and then moved to Sawla Primary school for a short
he came back to school in Salaga until the 1966 after which he was sent to
study and live with friends of his father, Mr and Mrs Foster, evangelical
entered Yendi Secondary school as a pioneer in 1972.
the stewardship of the Fosters he later went to study in the United Kingdom
where he obtained his first degree in Soil Science from the University of
Reading in 1982.
Sakara Foster obtained his MSC. in Applied Plant Sciences from Wye College,
University of London in 1984 and received his Ph.D in Applied Agricultural
Botany from University of Reading in 1987.
Sakara Fosterôs work experience as an Agronomist spans over 29 years of
international agricultural development work in Africa and the Americas.
is is a specialist in agriculture and rural development (Development
Sakara Foster contested in the 2007 CPP congress and won a position as the
first National vice chair person he was then elected presidential candidate of
the CPP in 2012.
is the Executive Director, Rural and Agricultural Development Associates.