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Bernard Joao da Rocha

Bernard Joao da Rocha

Bernard Joao da Rocha was a founding member and the first National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party.

1927

Early life
16 May 1927

Early life

Bernard Joao da Rocha was born on16 May 1927

1960

05 July 1960

Education

B. J. Da Rocha was raised in Cape Coast, Ghana, and attended Adisadel College for his secondary schooling.

1990

03 July 1990

Ghana School of Law

He served as the Ghana School of Law's first Ghanaian director.

1992

07 July 1992

Career 1992

Prior to his retirement in 1992 as the first Ghanaian Legal Director of Education, he taught at the Ghana School of Law for almost two decades. Additionally, he held the position of general secretary for Kofi Abrefa Busia's Progress Party.

1993

29 June 1993

Honor 1993

Da Rocha was recognized for his contributions to the legal profession by the Ghana Bar Association in 1993.

2000

04 July 2000

Legacy 2000

In Da Rocha's honor and memory, Mountcrest University College in Ghana established a lecture and a chair in law and politics in order to recognize his contributions to the legal community in Ghana.

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