Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President-elect of Ghana has appointed Mr. Kofi Agyapong as his new press aide.
He replaces the late Kwabena Boadu who died on November 24, 2016 in a hotel room at Wa in the Upper West Region, where the NPP had addressed a campaign rally the previous day.
Until his appointment Agyepong was a media relations officer at the New Patriotic Party headquarters.
Mr. Agyepong had his second-cycle education at the Kumasi High School in the Ashanti Region and continued to the Africa University College of Communications for his university degree.
He was once the editor on the Publisher newspaper and also a former aide to Deputy Communications Director of the NPP, Perry Okudzeto.
He worked for West Africa Democracy Radio as their Ghana Correspondent. He was once a consultant for OBI Consulting in Lithuania.
Ahead of his inauguration on Saturday, President-elect of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has named Eugene Arhin as the Director of Communications at the Presidency.
Commenting on his appointment, Nana Akufo-Addo said Mr. Arhin has been of invaluable assistance to him during his work as flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
“He is a young man who has been my Press Secretary for the last 3 or 4 years and whom i find to be extremely dedicated and efficient in the work of these matters, Nana Akufo-Addo intimated.”
The President-elect added that a great deal of the information and publicity of what he (Akufo-Addo) has been doing, what the party (NPP) has been doing, and position on matters with respect to the Ghanaian people have been filtered through him.
Eugene Arhin is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Engineering.
He worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Materials Engineering for a year, and joined the Danquah Institute as a Research Analyst in 2008.
He held this position until he was appointed as the Press Secretary to the NPP flag-bearer in February 2014.
Mr Arhin is 33 years old and married with one child.