Amazing young Ghanaian becomes CFO at age 20

  • A young man from Ghana broke the status quo by entering the world of finance at a tender age.
  • The young man was able to realize his dream very early on as he became a financial director at the age of 20.
  • It is rare for people to take such a step at a tender age given that most Ghanaians on average complete their education around the age of 22.

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A young Ghanaian, Asuama Yeboah, achieved a remarkable feat by becoming CFO at age 20. Asuma Yeboah Atoapoma is Ghana’s youngest Chief Financial Officer.

As a young man, Asuma’s dream was always to become a chartered accountant, a dream he achieved at age 19.

Photo: Asuama Yeboah Source:,
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Although he planned to reach that age at 25, Christmas came early. In a reported story by edwardasare.comthe dynamic young man has an arsenal of skills and enviable certifications despite his young age.

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Asuama is a Recognized Chartered Accountant with ICAG. In addition, he holds a degree in finance and economics. The powers don’t stop there. He is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana, Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana (CIT-GH) and Ghana Stock Exchange.

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This amazing young man was able to reach such incredible milestones considering the short time he was on earth. As if his already breathtaking achievement wasn’t enough, Asuama is striving to do more as he currently pursues a master’s degree at the University of Ghana’s business school.

He is also a student member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana (CIB-GH), the Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana (CIT-GH) and the Ghana Stock Exchange. Additionally, Asuama is a co-founder of several startups including DNA business empire, OTA group of companies, Arete Agro Ltd, Obama beans, OTA tech, and MOGAS. To top it off, Asuama is also an entrepreneur who is making progress in the agriculture sector. He does fish farming as well as agriculture.

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The Importance of Entrepreneurs in Ghana

In other news, highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship and its usefulness for Ghana. Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, starting, and operating a new business, which is usually a small business and a sole proprietorship.

The people who have these chances to plan and start these businesses are entrepreneurs. People regard an entrepreneur as a national asset to be honed and remunerated to the maximum. Entrepreneurs can change the way we live.

When successful, their investments can improve our standard of living. Apart from opening job opportunities, the importance of entrepreneurship includes wealth creation and the conditions for a prosperous society.


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