Ivor Kobina Greenstreet

Ivor Kobina Greenstreet

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09 February 1966

Early life

He was born on May 31, 1966.

09 February 1996

General Secretary

Greenstreet's political journey found a home within the Convention People's Party (CPP). He became actively involved in the party, playing various roles since its formation in 1996. Notably, he served as the party's General Secretary, a position he held for multiple terms.

09 February 1997


Greenstreet's journey into law and politics was shaped by his upbringing and early experiences. After completing his early education in Ghana, he ventured abroad to the United Kingdom to pursue a degree in law. Upon completion, he was called to both the Middle Temple and the Ghana Bar. However, tragedy struck in 1997 when Greenstreet was involved in a life-altering accident on the Tema Motorway, leaving him reliant on a wheelchair ever since.

09 February 2016

CPP's presidential nomination

In 2016, Greenstreet made history by becoming the first physically challenged person to contest for the presidency in Ghana. He secured the CPP's presidential nomination, garnering significant support within the party. Although he didn't emerge victorious in the 2016 general election, his candidacy marked a significant milestone in Ghanaian politics.

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