Ekow Vincent Assafuah Junior is a self-motivated activist with extensive experience in marketing, communications, public administration, business development consultancy and advocacy.
He has a thorough knowledge of government structure, public policy and bureaucracy management.
He is currently a PhD student of Public Administration and Public Policy at the University of Ghana. He holds a Master of Arts in Public Relations from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Master of Arts in Economic Management and a Master of Science in Development Finance both from the University of Ghana.
Also, he holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Central University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
He is an adjunct lecturer at the Dominion University and the Director of Communication at the Ministry of Education. He was the acting Deputy Communication Director of the NPP from 2017-2018, and served as the Special Assistant to Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady, from 2015-2017.
He was host of the Minority caucus on both Homebase and Multi-Media platforms when the NPP was in opposition and host of the Majority Caucus on Homebase media platform.
It is my singular ambition to represent the people of Tafo Pankrono in parliament astutely by sharing their needs and aspirations in our Bill’s and policy considerations put before parliament by the executive. Umaru you know that the job of a parliamentarian is to exercise accountability on the conduct and activities of the executive. I intend to do this with the best of my abilities.
Employment and Jobs
Growing up with folks I schooled with, people I lived in the community with, and understanding the general concerns of the people in my constituency, I want to be able to build from where the Honourable Akoto Osei Left, by using my office as MP to draw in investments from the business community locally and in other nations to invest in areas that will generate lots of employment for our people. In Tafo Pankrono constituency, we have parts of the Suame Magazine within our enclave, we have lots of people into retail businesses and petty businesses, I want to use the office to mobilize and coordinate them into societies that can access credit for their activities.
Scholarship, Admision into Educational Institutions, Financial support for the needy PSEs.
Supporting payment of medical bills of PSEs, registering and renewal of NHIS cards for PSEs annually.
Constituency Job Centre Training and entrepreurship development program . Scholarship Fund for Tertiary Education. Political Research Desk to groom and mentor young ones.
By Enock Akonnor; Editor-in-chief