Theodosia Okoh

Designer of the Ghana national flag

Theodosia Salome Okoh (13 June 1922[1] — 19 April 2015[2]) was a Ghanaian stateswoman, teacher and artist. She was known for designing Ghana's flag in 1957.[4] She also played a leading role in the development of hockey in Ghana.[5]

Theodosia Salome Okoh
Born(1922-06-13)13 June 1922[1]
Died19 April 2015(2015-04-19) (aged 92)[2]
Tema, Ghana
Known forDesign of the Flag of Ghana
Notable work
Ghana National Flag
TitleChairman of the Ghana Hockey Association and President of the Ghana Hockey Federation[3]
Parent(s)Rev. & Mrs. Asihene


  1. 1.0 1.1 Charles, Andoh. "Theodosia Okoh turns 92 and still flies high the flag of Ghana". Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Theodosia Okoh dies at age 92". Citifmonline. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  3. "Madam Theodosia Okoh - Joan Of Arc Of Ghana Hockey". Justice Ghana. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  4. "5 Things We Should All Know About Theodosia Okoh, The Woman Who Designed The Ghana Flag" Archived 2015-04-22 at, NewsAfricaNow.
  5. Kofi Ata, "Oko Vanderpujie, Theodosia Okoh Deserves Better", GhanaWeb, 28 July 2013.