Major Kojo Boakye-Djan (or Kwadwo Boakye Djan) is a Ghanaian military officer and politician. He is known to have planned the coup that brought Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings to power in Ghana on 4 June 1979 with other junior officers.
Boakye-Djan attended Secondary school at Opoku Ware School for his O Levels his sixth form at the Achimota School. He was also the best man at the wedding of Rawlings and Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
He was with the Fifth Infantry Battalion prior to the 4 June 1979 coup d'état which replaced the Supreme Military Council government with the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council.
Boakye-Djan went to the United Kingdom under a UNDP Fellowship for postgraduate studies.This was at a time when the Limann government sent most former members of the AFRC abroad.He is also affiliated with the National Democratic Congress.
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