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Real facts you probably didn’t know about Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo Kantanka

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Apostle Kwadwo Safo is a famous Ghanaian pastor, entrepreneur and an inventor who is popularly known as the Star of Africa. He is also referred to as the Technological hope of Africa and the Man of Wonders.

He is a preacher, innovator, chemist, agriculturist, philanthropist, Biologist, Engineer and, Physicist. brings you detailed information about the Star of Africa.

Early Life

Apostle Kwadwo Safo was born on August 26th, 1948 at Bekwai in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  He always had deep passion or science and technology at a very tender age.

He is also the founder of Kristo Asafo Mission of Ghana which was formed in 1971.


Apostle Safo attended the Ghana Technical Works Institute in Kumasi. He later had a three-year study as a welder at the Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO).


Apostle Kwadwo Safo is the founder of Great Kosa Company where almost all his vehicles are produced. The company began mass production of the vehicles in Ghana in early 2015 after Ghana’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) gave them the green light.

He was the first African to manufacture heavy-duty machines, vehicles, engines, and aircraft manually. Apostle Safo also produced metals from seashells and palm husk and also manufactured bass guitars with seven strings.

He also produced gadgets like television sets and radio which could be operated just by the wave of the hand.

Apostle Safo manufactured his first automobile Kantanka Saloon in 1998 and a Cross Country four-wheel Drive “Kantanka Onantefo I” in 2006.

In June 2007, he released an advanced model of the Kantanka Onantefo -“the Kantanka Onantefo II” which was, like all his cars, driven throughout most parts of the country for testing.


Through his works of philanthropy and Technology, he has won many titles and certifications which include two Doctorate honors, an Engineering honor and a recent one which is a Professor Emeritus conferred on him by the Alfred Nobel University from Ukraine.

He is currently known as Odeneho Apostle Professor Emeritus Doctor Doctor Engineer Kwadwo Safo.

Philanthropy works

Apostle Safo is widely known for his generosity as his motto is “Service to mankind is service to God”. He has embarked on several philanthropical projects by donating foodstuff, buses, and cash to several orphanages across the country.

Additionally, at the end of each year, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka organizes annual parties for the physically challenged across the length and breadth of the country and distributes food, drinks, cloth, tricycles and huge sums of money to them as capital to start a trade.


Not much is known about the family life of Apostle Kwadwo Safo. It is known that he is the father of Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo who is the Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya Constituency and a lawyer by profession.

Adwoa Safo is currently the Deputy Majority leader of parliament and also serves as the New Patriotic Party’s appointed Minister of State and Government Procurement.

Apostle Kwadwo Safo also has a son known as Kwadwo Safo Jnr, who is currently the CEO of Kantanka Group of Companies and a pilot. He was once married to Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim with whom he has a son identified as Jayden Safo.

Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo believes that God created everyone in his own image and that the Blackman is capable of managing his own affairs.  According to Apostle Kwadwo Safo, his mission is to empower Africa through the application of science and technology and also to redeem Africa from bondage.

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