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Michael Akuoko Otu
Born (1925-10-25)October 25, 1925
Died October 8, 2006(2006-10-08) (aged 80)
Place of birth Adukrom, Ghana
Allegiance  Ghana
Service/branch Ghana Army
 Ghana Air Force
Years of service 1943 – 1971
Rank Air Marshal
Commands held Chief of Defence Staff
Air Force Commander
Awards Order of the Star of Ghana
Relations Beatrice Agyepomaa Otu (wife)
Abena, Emma, Kwame, Fiifi and Maama (children)

Air Marshal Michael Akuoko Otu (October 25, 1925 – October 8, 2006) was a senior commander in the Ghana Air Force who served as Chief of Air Staff and then Chief of Defence Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces.


  • July 2006 - Order of the Star of Ghana[1]


  1. "Biography of the late Air Marshall Otu". The Statesman. Archived from the original on 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Air Commodore J.E.S. de Graft-Hayford
Chief of Air Staff
1963 – 1968
Succeeded by
Air Commodore N. Y. R. Ashley-Larsen
Preceded by
Rear Admiral David Animle Hansen
Chief of Naval Staff
1967 – 1968
Succeeded by
Commodore Philemon F. Quaye
Preceded by
Lieutenant General J. A. Ankrah
Chief of Defence Staff
Succeeded by
Lieutenant General Albert Kwasi Ocran
Preceded by
Lieutenant General Albert Kwasi Ocran
Chief of Defence Staff
1969 – 1971
Succeeded by
Major General D.K. Addo

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