Freemason in Ghana: Members, How to Join, Secrets. January 2023

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Dr. Agyekum Kuffour

You are probably because you want to know more about freemason in Ghana. But before that, clear your mind off all perception you know about masons.

Although opinionated, this post is going to be an eye-opener.

In this post, we are going to make known to you:

  • How to join freemason in Ghana
  • Freemason members
  • Ghanaian Pastors who joined free mason
  • Leader of freemason in Ghana
  • And many more.

Just spare me 15 minutes of your time whiles I take you through every detail of freemason in Ghana.

Are you ready?

Let us get started.

NB: Information presented here are mere opinions of the writer and may not be a true representation of what is perceived outside.


What is freemason.

Freemason is a brotherhood society where members support and help each other to become a better person. Masons in Ghana are noted for some good cause. Some are

  • Brothers wish the best prosperity in ones life
  • Being a member will bring you good if you be patient and willing to study
  • Masons are loyal and kind to all
  • Their primary purpose is to make the world a better place for humanity

How freemason started in Ghana.

The practice of freemason in Ghana was started by Europeans during the British Colonial Era. The Grand Lodge of Ghana is a self-governing body was established in 2009.

But before then freemasons met under the authority of one of three British Lodges: Grand Lodge of Ireland, the Grand Lodge of Scotland and the United Grand Lodge of England.


How to become a freemason member.

Freemason membership is open too all groups of people irrespective of ethnicity or social class.

However, there are some qualifications one has to attain in order to join the freemason in Ghana.

To join the freemasonry in Ghana, you have to:

  • Believe in a supreme being.
  • Join on your own free will.
  • Be a man of good character and reputation
  • You must attain the age of entry
  • Be able to take care of yourself and your family
  • Be loyal, have strength and be willing to help others
  • Live by the governing principles required by the community

Steps to join the society

  1. Contact the local Masonic or the Grand Lodge of Ghana HERE 
  2. Pay the required dues
  3. Book an appointment
  4. Arrangement will be made for you to meet Masonic lodge committee members.
  5. Investigations abut your honesty will be done
  6. The lodge allows balloting on your admission
  7. If they agree, your date of admission will be made and ceritified by the members.

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Freemason members in Ghana.

Prominent and notable people in Ghana have joined the freemason and adhere to its principles and practices. Some of these notable men and women can be found in politics, health sector, legislation, urban planning and architecture, judiciary and many more. See the list of freemason members in Ghana

  • Akwasi Afrifa – Former Head of State
  • John Agyekum Kuffour – Former President of Ghana (2001 – 2009)
  • James Aggrey-Orleans – high commissioner of Ghana to the United Kingdom (1997 – 2001)
  • Edward Asafu-Adjaye – lawyer and diplomat, first High Commissioner of Ghana to the United Kingdom
  • B Asante – diplomat, civil servant & Educator
  • William George Mensah Brandful – Diplomat
  • Charles Odamtten Easmon – First Ghanaian Surgeon Specialist, first Dean, Univeristy of Ghana Medical School
  • Ernest James Hayford – Gold Coast Physician & Lawyer
  • Augustus Molade Akiwumi, lawyer, judge and Second Speaker of Parliament from 1979 – 1981
  • Nii Amaa Ollenu, jurist juget, speaker of parliament of Ghana form 1969 – 1972
  • Emerald Charles Quist – barrister, judge, first speaker of parliament of Ghana
  • Ebenezer Sekyi-Huges – lawyer and Speaker of Parliament of Ghana from 2005 – 2009
  • Isaac Kobina Abban – Chief Justice of Ghana from 1995 – 2001
  • Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe – justice of the supereme court of Ghana
  • Edward Kwame Wiredu – chief Justice of Ghana from 2001 – 2003
  • Alexander Kwaina Afenyo-Markin – lawyer & politician
  • Ebenezer Ako-Adjei – policitian & Member of the ‘Big Six’
  • Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi – politician
  • B Danquah – politician and member of the Big Six
  • Albert Kan Dapaa – politican and chartered accountant
  • John Henry Martey Newman – lawyer and former chief of staff
  • Emmanuel obetsebi-Lamptey – lawyer and member of the big six
  • Victor Owusu – lawyer and politician, former Attorney General
  • Harry Sawyerr – politician and quantity surveyor
  • John Van der Puije – Gold Coast Merchant
  • Ofori Atta I, Okyenhene or King of Akyem Abuakwa, 1912 – 1943
  • Azzu Mate Kole II, Konor of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, 1939 – 1990
  • Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II, Asantehene, 1931 – 1970
  • Oyeeman Wereko Ampem II, Gyaasehene of Akuapem and Amanokromhene 1975 – 2005
  • Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, 1999 – present, Grand Patron, Grand Lodge of Ghana and Sword Bearer, United Grand Lodge of England
  • Theodore S. Clerk, urban planner and first Ghanaian architect

Freemason Pastors in Ghana

Some famous freemason pastors in Ghana are listed below.

  1. Bishop Elvis Oppong Suleman

Leader of Freemason in Ghana.

Most Worshipful Bro. Naval Captain Kwadwo Adunkwa Butah is the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ghana.


Misconceptions about free mason.

According to members of the freemason, there are some misconceptions the public have about freemason in Ghana.

Unfortunately, the society has become synonymous with evil practices and occultism. Let’s clear the myths.

Below are some of the false perceptions.

  • Freemason is not a group of members scheming to take over the world
  • It is not an antichrist association
  • It is not an occult
  • It is not a secret society

Free Mason Salary

To the best of our knowledge freemason membership does not come with a salary.

Final thoughts.

The above is the best information we (Ghana Insider) have so far concerning masonry in Ghana.

The symbols, greetings, rings and other relevant information about freemason are beyond the scope of this article. Kindly leave a comment below and let’s discuss.

Freemason is a way of life. You choose to join under your own free will. Thank you

108 COMMENTS

  1. A friend introduced it to me and I’ve done a lot of search about freemason, I’ve been understand the perception people have on this group my interest is more than more

  2. Please my name is Samuel from Kumasi I want to join this brotherhood I have struggled for almost past four years now still I still not get the right place to go please in case you want to help me my number is 0 5 9 1 4 7 07 19 thanks I know that the good people will help me

  3. Pls can someone get instant money to be able to take care of his family while things are not moving well for him and he has a family to take care of when he joined from his free will. Thank you.

  4. Please I really want to join,I have tried many websites but is not going through
    I hope dream is yet to come through, please help me,I want to be a member of Grand Logde Family

  5. Pls what does it require for one to become a member, pls i really want to join in my own free will thank you.

  6. Am really excited about the truth of this noble society. thank you very much for the enlightening me.

  7. Please I am Kwabena Boateng from Great Accra I really want to join please this my phone number 0544195001

  8. I didn’t know that you are in Ghana. So I registered in Abroad, issued a membership card but the registration fee is problem to me now. Please I would like to show you my card
    I will send it through email.

  9. Always looking for ways to join lodge (Freemason) in Ghana here but couldnt succeed but I think with this I will finally see the light

  10. I have something within me and I want developers it to the highest level and it’s like supreme being grown within me and a language I don’t understand, I want to learn more about divine love and wisdom.. I don’t who I’m and where i’m going to pls help me to understand the illusion of reality and other dimensions…. [email protected]..

  11. i am Akwasi from Kumasi, a Public Secretary… i want to join the freemason.

    i really believe in the Supreme Being.

    i need your help

  12. Also me I wan to join this society because I wan to change my life and able to help my families this is my phone number I’m from Ghana live is Accra my name is adamz +2330262638227

  13. Hello to everyone,i am very pleased to join you cause things are not fine with me,no work,so it is difficult for me.
    Where do i start from? I need your advise? Thanks

  14. Hi there, Please I’m Kingsley from Accra and i am willing to join this honest fraternity.Please how do i get to you
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    Please this is ma number just in case

  15. l have been read some of rules and conditions about the society is good procedures and respectefuly , l have been fellow for long time ,but no invitation to me kindly invite me pls Big Leaders . Thank you sir ( lshmael Nuetey )

  16. Please i really want to join Freemason in Ghana but i don’t know where to go about this because the poor finance. Please help am from Ghana Volta Region 0550434932

  17. Please my name is Theophilus Klutse from kumasi.
    I really want to join this brotherhood.
    But I’m 24years and I want to know if I qualify to join. Thank you.

  18. Comment: Am a basic teacher with a master degree in measurement and Evaluation .
    please I want to be a member of the society.

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