7 Basic Facts About Viemens Bamfo, The Youngest UG Student(Video)

7 basic facts you didn’t know about Viemens Bamfo.

facts about Viemens BamfoYesterday the University of Ghana Distance Learning School matriculated over 2900 fresh students.

Among the matriculants was Twelve-year-old Viemens Bamfo who has been offered admission to pursue a Diploma in Public Administration.

Viemens becomes the youngest ever student to have been offered admission by the University of Ghana.

Below are some key facts about Viemens Bamfo…


His full name is Viemens Nana Amisssah Bamfo. Viemens, the fourth among five children, was born at Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana.


He started his pre-school education at Mawuli International School at Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana, founded by his grandfather, Mr Anani Korba, a retired teacher.  He was home-taught thereafter by his father who took the proactive initiative to provide the family home-tuition himself in order not to allow financial circumstances to limit their future prospects.

Home tuition

His father is said to have developed Educational Modules covering Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics; Essential World History and Geography; The Classical  Latin  Language to enhance  his children’s vocabulary development; modern languages of French & Spanish; Basic Computing Concepts and Keyboarding skills using information from WAEC, CAMBRIDGE, AND SAT Syllabuses.

The focus of the home-tuition, Viemens’ father argued, was to provide his children with a strong functional Education in “STEM with Languages” to help them take advantage of the opportunities that the  21st century offers.

He is the second child to benefit from his father’s home tuition.

What he will reading at Legon

Viemens will be reading for a Diploma in Public Administration under the DE programme.


His age makes him the youngest student ever to have been offered admission by the university.

Role Models

His role models are Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo and former US President Barrack Obama.


He wants to be the president of Ghana at age forty.

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