In every society, there are people whose voice matter and who also call the shots. There are some Ghanaians who have extended their influence beyond their immediate families and friends and are bringing about great changes in their communities and the nation as a whole. the world celebrates International Youth Week, your authoritative news portal Kingdomfmonline. profiles fifteen (15) youth activists of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) who are regarded as very influential in the Ghanaian political space.
Affectionately referred as ‘boys abr3’, Sammi Awuku served as Deputy Communications Director and National Youth Organiser. He is currently the National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Board Chairman of the National Youth Employment Agency (YEA). Highly praised for his humility, Sammi Awuku’s influence on party sympathizers especially the youth can’t be underestimated.
Kojo Vincent Oppong Nkrumah is Lawyer and Entrepreneur, Member of parliament for the Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency and Information Minister of the republic of Ghana. A former broadcast journalist and host of Joy Fm’s Super Morning Show. Kojo is credited for his good communication skills. He is simply a delight to watch when he mounts the stage to update Ghanaians on Covid-19 related issues.
Benard Oko-Boye : Member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region . He comes from Teshie which falls under the Ledzokuku Constituency where he serves as member of Parliament. He is currently the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the nation’s largest medical facility.
Eugene Arhin is a Ghanaian administrator and businessman. He is the current Communication Director for the President of Ghana.In January 2017 he was appointed the Director of Communications at the Flagstaff House by President Nana Akuffo-Addo.
Michael Okyere Baafi is a celebrated marketing and business mogul. He is the Executive Secretary of the Ghana Free Zones and current MP elect for the New Juaben South Constituency. Michael Okyere Baaf has made significant contribution to his birth town Koforidua, a reason why he is very popular among townsfolk.
Justin Kodua Frimpong is an astute lawyer and a member of the Ghana Bar Association. He is the currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA).
Gifty Oware Aboagye : Current Deputy Executive Director of the National Service Scheme of Ghana . She has responsibility for Administration and Finance, helping to manage an annual personnel pool of about 100,000.
Hon Adwoa Safo: Ghanaian lawyer and Member of Parliament for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency of the Greater Accra Region.Adwoa Safo is the current Deputy majority leader of Parliament of Ghana and Minister of State in charge of Government Procurement.
Mustapha Abdul-Hamid is a former National Youth Organiser of the NPP,and Information Minister. He is the current minister for Inner City and Zongo Development.
Henry Nana Boakye is former President and founding member of TESCON (UMaT 2004/2005), Henry Nana Boakye popularly known as ‘Nana B’ is a lawyer and current National Youth Organizer of the NPP.
Chairman Wontumi Bernard Antwi Boasiako a.k.a ‘Chairman Wontumi’ is the current Ashanti Regional chairman of the NPP. The outspoken personality is a succesful businessman and farmer.
Hon. Afenyo Markin is a Member of the Parliament of Ghana for the Effutu constituency, Central Region, Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markins serves on the committee of Defense and the Interior Finance Committee in Ghana Parliament.He is a celebrated lawyer and entrepreneur.
John Kumah is a renowned Lawyer and an Entrepreneur who owns several businesses He is the Chief Executive Officer of National Entrepreneurship Innovative Programme.
Dr Gideon Baako: spokesperson of Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. He is currently the lead Researcher for Ghana on a six-country Research on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commissioned by the Institute for Social Studies at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Anthony Abayifa Karbo: A former National Youth Organizer of the NPP and current Member of Parliament of Lawra constituency in the upper west region of Ghana. He also doubles as deputy minister for Roads and Highways in Ghana.
Maame Afia Akoto: Former Deputy NPP National Communication Director and current Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MASLOC. Maame Afia Akoto is one of the prominent and outspoken females of the NPP.
Yaw Adomako Baafi: A former teacher, radio presenter,TESCON President(University of Ghana). A former Deputy Communication Director of the NPP. Popularly known as ‘foot soldiers President’, Adomako Baafi has a strong grassroot affection. He is noted for his eloquent communicaton skills.
David Asante is remembered for his days with civil society group ‘Let My Vote Count Alliance’ (LMVC) where he served as conevor. He is the Managing Director of the Ghana Publishing Company.
Samuel Abu Jinapor is a lawyer and current deputy Chief of Staff of the President of Ghana. A close confidante of the President who once served as spokesperson ( for then candidate Akufo-Addo) durimg the 2008 and 2016 elections.
Perry Okudjeto: Curtis Perry Kwabla Okudzeto is a Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Youth & Sports. He was a former deputy Information Minister.