Togbui VI

Togbui Nyaho Tamakloe VI

Togbui Nyaho Tamakloe VI is the new stool name for Ezekiel Keli Tamakloe. He is a former Edmonton Police Commissioner, a Chief Administrative Officer Consultant in Canada and the President of The Ghana Friendship Association of Edmonton. He has Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a sociology major with a diploma in Education. Togbi has over 25 years advisory and executive experience in local government and business management. He is the Vice Chair and Founding Member of the Coalition For Canadian Police Reform (CCPR).

Togbui Nyaho Tamakloe VI was born on November 26, 1962 to Duncan Christian Tamakloe and Ludmilla (Ludy) Quist (the first born child of Hammond Quist of Dzelukope). Togbi is the last but one child of Duncan Christian Tamakloe (aka Gbidimi), the first born son of Christian Cakpo Tamakloe popularly known as “C.C. The Wizard of Figures”. C.C.’s father is James Kportufe Tamakloe (aka Gbidimi) the first born son of Togbi Nyaho Tamakloe I (1800 – 1918) Miafiaga of Anlo Kingdom and Dufia of Whuti. Togbui’s paternal grandmother is Catherine Chapman from Keta and his maternal grandmother Is Mansa Blagogee from Anyako.

Togbui Nyaho Tamakloe VI is an alumnus of the following schools; St. John’s (Boarding) preparatory, Mfantsipim, Keta Secondary School, University of Cape Coast, and University of New Brunswick, Canada. At University Togbui was very active in student politics; He was the President of the African Students Union and a board member of the Graduate Students Association in Canada.

In 1989, Togbi arrived in Botswana and became a teacher. There he met his wife Dr. SentsetsaNono Pilane Tamakloe from the Royal Pilane family of the great Bakgatla tribe of Mochudi, Botswana and Pilanesberg, South Africa. Their last child is named lovingly after Togbi’s dad Duncan Tamakloe. Togbi has lived in and travelled extensively through North America, Europe and Africa (Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Zambia, Botswana, Togo, Ghana, Kenya). He loves mentoring, public speaking, reading soccer, ping pong, scrabble, and mastermind.

In 1991, Togbi Nyaho Tamakloe VI arrived in Canada to pursue his MBA and thereafter became the principal advisor to Chiefs, Mayors, Councillors, Board Directors and Senior Executives. For 13 years, he lived and worked on the Atikameg First nation Reserve as the Chief Executive Officer. He also served for 4 years as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of High Prairie. As a Management and Financial Consultant, Togbi also provided consulting services to: The Alberta Lung Association, University of Alberta, Rio Tinto Diavik Diamond Mines, Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council, Kakeeyaw Oil & Gas, Whitefish Logging and Whitefish Inn.

Additionally, for several years in Canada, Togbi Nyaho Tamakloe VI was the Chair for several boards and committees such as the Edmonton Police Commission; Finance and Audit, Governance, and Operations Review, the Ghana Friendship Association of Edmonton and the Council for the Advancement of African Canadians known as The African Centre in Alberta, Canada.

He is the recipient of several leadership awards including; a National Honours award, a Mary Burlie award for professional leadership. An achievers of Ghana recognition, an Edmonton Police Service recognition award, and a Lifetime Achievement award.

Today, Togbi Nyaho Tamakloe VI is the Miafiaga of the Anlo Kingdom, Paramount Chief of Kome, Shime, and other traditional areas in the Anloga District, Dufia of Whuti and the Head of the Adzovia Clan (Owners of the Anlo Kingdom Stool).

Miafiaga and Awoamefia of Anlo Kingdom