Kofi Agyepong Appointed New Press Aide to Bawumia


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A new aide to Bawumia has been appointed, to replace late Kwabena Boadu

Incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, have continued to make more political appointments ahead of the long anticipated swearing-in ceremony, tomorrow, January 7. Kofi Agyepong, a media relations officer at the NPP headquarters, has been appointed as a new aide to Bawumia, Ghana’s next Vice President.

See: How NPP Mourned Late Kwabena at One-Week Memorial

Kofi Agyepong was appointed to replace late Kwabena Boadu; who died on November 24, 2016 in a hotel room at Wa, in the Upper West Region.

32-year Kofi Agyepong, is an alumnus of Africa University College of Communications. Mr Kofi  served as an aide to Perry Okudzeto, a Deputy Communications Director of the NPP and coordinated media activities of the party at the time. He also worked for West Africa Democracy Radio as their Ghana Correspondent. Kofi Agyepong also did some work for OBI Consulting in Luthiania.

Late Kwabena Boadu, former  aide to Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; died on November 24, of electrocution, in a hotel at Wa, Upper Western Region, where the NPP was campaigning. Late Kwabena who was a key member of Dr. Bawumia’s backroom staff, was on a campaign tour with the then Veep hopeful, on the fateful day of his demise.

Late Kwabena’s one-week observation was held on December 1, 2016, in Accra. Scores of NPP officials had thronged the venue of the event to mourn with late Kwabena’s bereaved family.

All is almost set for the inauguration ceremony tomorrow, January 7. President-elect Nana Akufo Addo will tomorrow be sworn in as Ghana’s President, who will rule the country for the next four years.

Already Akufo-Addo has named his Chiefs of Staff as well as their deputies, prior to the inauguration. The President-elect on Wednesday January 4, named some 12 individuals who will serve as his administrative staff when he takes over as President.