Dr Kwabena Adjei Agyepong
Former Spokesperson for President John Agyekum Kufour
Date of Birth: 06/03/1962
Place of Birth: Kumasi, Ashanti Region
Married to Lawrencia Agyepong
Education: O Levels and A Levels, Mfanstipim High School, Cape Coast, Ghana, 1983; BSc Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 1986.
Career: Materials and Quality Control Engineer, Ghana Highways Authority, 1986-92; Founder and Director, Constro Consult Limited, Ghana, 1990; Communications Director, Nana Akufo-Addo NPP Presidential Primaries Campaign, 1998, National Campaign, 2000; Press Secretary, Office of the President, 2001-06.
Commentary: Agyepong was spokesperson to Former President John Agyekum Kufuor (2001-09), and
went on to run
against the likes of Nana Akufo-Addo and Alan Kyerematen for his party's nomination as the 2008 presidential candidate. He was unsuccessful.
Agyepong joined the NPP in 1992, as a
member of the Young Executive Forum. In 1996, 2000 and 2004, he served
as an NPP representative at Electoral Commission (EC) headquarters.
In 2004, he testified before the National Reconciliation Commission
concerning the abduction of his father, the late Justice Kwadwo Agyei
Agyepong, by the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) government in 1982.
Agyepong's love of
sport has seen him anchor a number of sports programmes including the
Olympics and the Africa Cup of Nations.