Apostle Abraham Ofori-Kuragu was born in Kumasi on 8th September, 1963 to Elder Jacob Ofori-Kuragu (a retired Auditor) and Mrs. Sabina Ofori-Kuragu (all of blessed memory).
He attended the Prempeh College in September 1976 where he successfully passed his Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations. He exited Prempeh College as the Pearson House Prefect in 1983.
He entered the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 1984, and passed out in 1986 with a Diploma in Estate Management. In 1986, he further pursued the BSC (Hons) programme in Land Economy, which he completed in 1989.
Apostle Ofori-Kuragu entered the Ghana School of Law in October 1995, and was called to Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana on 1st October 1999. He pursued a Diploma in Christian Education at the Living Word School of Ministry and graduated in April 2008.
In 2008 he enrolled in the Graduate School of Business in the Central University College to pursue his MBA in Human Resource Management. He also pursued his Masters of Arts in Missions and Theology at the Akrofi Christaller Institute of Culture, Mission and Theology, and successfully graduated in September, 2010.
Apostle Abraham Ofori-Kuragu is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, and an Associate Member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors. He has completed the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK in 2003 as an Associate Member. He completed the Post Experience Qualifying Programme of the Chartered Institute of Administration and Management Consultants in 2003.
Apostle Ofori-Kuragu was separated as a Deacon in June 1986, ordained as an Elder in 1995 and called to the Pastoral Ministry on 1st August 1998. He was ordained as a Pastor in August 2004 and an Apostle in August 2009. He has served as a Minister in the following places:
August 1998 – September 1999 – Local Pastor, Anyaa
February 1999 – 30th September 1999 – Ag. District Pastor, Kwashieman
1st October 1999 – August 2006 – District Pastor, Odorkor
August 2006 – 2011 – District Pastor, Kaneshie
30th November 2010 – – Ag. Adabraka Area Superintendent
2012 – 2013 – Ag La Area Superintendent
2012- 2013 – Sup. Area Apostle, Akim Oda
Dec. 2012 – April ,2013. – Ag District Pastor , La
Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016. – Ag District Pastor ,Wawasi (Obuasi)
Oct. 2015 to date – Area Superintendent, Obuasi
Oct. 2015 to date. – Supervising Area Apostle, Dunkwa
He has on certain occasions served as Ag. General Secretary, Ag Administrative Manager and Ag Kaneshie Area Superintendent, in the absence of the respective incumbents. Some of the positions he has also held in the Church include the following:
1986 – 1990 – National APOSA Secretary
1990 -1991 – Kumasi District ‘A’ Witness Leader
1993 -2002 – National APOSA Secretary
1994 – 1998 – Accra Area ‘B’ Witness Leader
1995 – Presiding Elder, Anyaa
1995 – 1998 – Presiding Elder, Kwashieman Central
1996 – 1998 – Member, Administrative Management Committee
1994 – 2001 – National Witness Secretary
1991 – 2001 – Member, National Witness Committee
2002 – 2011 – Secretary, National Adult Sunday School Committee
1995 – 2004 – Secretary, National Building Committee
2002 – 2011 – Secretary, National Legal Board
2003 – 2011 – Member, Constitutional Amendment Committee
2004 – date – Member, Special Advisory Board of APOSA
2006 – 2015 – Member of Trustee Board
2006 – Member, Standard Conditions of Service Review Committee
2007 – Chairman, Frafraha Task Force
2007 – 2010 – Member, 75th Anniversary Planning Committee
2007 – date – Member, The Apostolic Church Credit Union Governing Board
2009 – 2011 – Kaneshie Area Womens’ Pastor
2010 – National Coordinator, 75th Anniversary
2013 to date – Chairman, National Procurement Committee.
2013 to date – Chairman, Ethics and Standards Advisory Committee.
2011- 2015 – Sec., National Council, Executive, & Consultative Meetings
2017 to date – Member, National Executive
Para – Church Group Appointments.
2033 – 2006 – GPC Zonal Chairman, Odorkor
2007 – date – GPC Zonal Chairman, Kaneshie
2014 – 2015 – Member, Constitutional Amendment Committee, GPCC
2014 – – Member, National Issues Committee, GPCC
2014- date – Co Chair of the Working Ctte. drafting Religious Broadcast Guidelines for Ghana
2015 to date – Executive Member, Obuasi Municipal GPCC
Apostle Ofori-Kuragu worked at the Lands Commission Secretariat from 1st January 1990 – September 1991. He was employed as a Senior Mortgages Officer at the State Insurance Company on 1st October 1991. He rose through the ranks to become a Senior Manager at the Litigation Unit, before resigning on 31st December 2009 to enter the full time ministry.
On 1st January 2010, he was appointed as the Head, Legal Services Department of the Church. Between 2011 to 2015, he served as the General Secretary of the Church. He has also served as a member of the Land Title Adjudicating Committee of the Lands Commission, and a member of the Governing Council of PILEMA University College.
In November 2012, he was appointed as the representative of the Christian caucus on the National Media Commission, and is currently serving his second term. He has since 2012 been a member of the Complaints Settlement Committee and the Legal Committee of the National Media Commission.
Apostle Ofori-Kuragu is married to Beatrice, and they are blessed with four children, Angela, Adriana, Alexander, and Abraham.
In his moments of relaxation, Apostle Ofori-Kuragu reads voraciously or watches soccer on T.V.