Former Sunyani Senior High student Asafo Agyei sets record in NDC’s regional elections


Kwaku Asafo Agyei, who was elected as the Ashanti Regional Deputy Communication Director for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the just ended Regional Executives elections, distinguished himself as the best person to lead the party in the dissemination of information to overturn the electoral misfortunes in the Ashanti region, party delegates have said.

His landslide victory in polling 1,129 votes, beating rival Wofa Atta, who trailed on 197 votes, made him to set a national record for highest votes ever to mass in any political party regional  election in Ghana, during NDC regional congress held at the Twebeboah Kodua Senior High School in Kumawu, in the Ashanti region, on Saturday September 1, 2018.

Mr. Asafo Agyei, a vibrant communicator for the party who is a former student of Sunyani Senior High School (Susec), was the favorite going into the election, having successfully defended the party well at highest level and a strong critic of the ruling New patriotic Party (NPP).

Some of the delegates who spoke to Otec News after the congress at Kumawu, wished Asafo Agyei could have contested for a national position, considering his articulation and skills in handling matters of national concerns against the ruling NPP government and believed his communication strategies can propel the part to wrestle power from the NPP.

In an interview with Otec News on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Asafo Agyei expressed his heartfelt gratitude to party delegates and supporters for entrusting in him such confidence, and promised “to create an effective communication wing for NDC aimed at synchronizing communication strategies to bring the campaign messages level to ordinary citizen to understand”.

‘’It was expedient to undertake capacity building courses to enable our constituency communication leaders restore faith in our Party,” he added.

Asafo Agyei, popularly known back in SHS as Pystone, completed Susec in 2006 and was in Tano House.

Source: Otec Fm


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