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Charles Ampofo
Ghana's richest man, Charles Ampofo

Meet, Charles Ampofo, Ghana’s Richest Man

The west African country, Ghana has got over 80 wealthiest people, but Charles Ampofo was pointed out the most richest amongst all,[3] I realized that majority of all billionaires today begun working right from their childhood, therefore I keep saying that becoming rich is a journey, one of my friends always says that “ if you’re not handsome at 20, if you’re not strong at 30, if you’re not reasoning at 40, if you’re not rich at 50,” then you will never be, is it true or not?[1]

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Charles Ampofo is reportedly said to be the richest man in Ghana.

He is the Co-founder and CEO of Kampac Group an international Oil and Gas Company established in the United Arab Emirates and founded in 1988 with its main activities in exploration and production,[4]   oil trading, oil infrastructure development, [6]environmental and oil services which is worth $7 billion.

Charles Ampofo

Ampofo was born in 1960 to a goldsmith father and house wife mother in Juaso, Asante Akyem District, Ghana. At the age of six, he lost his father and life become so hard for his mother to look after seven children,[6]   the hard situation forced him to begin working at the early age and he went through childhood difficulties just like any other African child.

As life went on, Charles Ampofo became hard working thus helping his mother to look after his other siblings as well as continuing with his education, he attended his O-level secondary school at Abuakwa State College and his A-level at Ahmadiyya College,[3] finally he went abroad in United States and UK for his University education.

Charles Ampofo

In 1988, he founded Kampac Group an oil and gas company with its headquarters in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates,[1] he is estimated to have networth of $1.4 billion.

The company includes subsidiaries such as, kampac oil, kampac exploration & production, kampac energy city, kampac energy, kampac properties,[4] Camacap resources Inc, kampac Resources Ltd and etc.

Kampac Group has got additional international offices in countries like, United Arab Emirates, Ghana, UK, South Africa, Ivory coast, Canada, Nigeria, Venezuela, Greece, Jordan and Senegal.[9]

In 1999, he founded a financial services company known as Universal Transfer Services ( UTS ) in Côte D’Ivoire which operates in 24 banks.[3]

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