I’ll Inspire Hope In The Youth – Kwabena Agyapong

Kwabena Agyei Agyapong


NPP Presidential hopeful, Kwabena Agyei Agyapong says he will inspire hope in the youth and rekindle the faith of Ghanaians when voted to lead the party as the flagbearer.

Speaking at the launch of his campaign yesterday at Tesano in Accra, Mr. Agyapong described himself as the “new dawn” in the NPP who will help save the country from further decline in its quest to reach sustained development.

He said, “It is obvious that our country stands in need of regeneration and renewal and so does our party NPP. We need to usher in a ‘new dawn’ of an   astute political leadership with a clear vision and plan that inspired hope in the youth and rekindles the faith of all Ghanaians in our constitutional democracy.”

He admitted that a lot of countries had experienced economic crisis in the last few years, but indicated that Ghana’s inflationary figures of 54% and the continuous depreciation of the cedi showed the “dark signals of economic distress” Ghanaians experienced.

This development, he indicated, therefore calls for a “new face, a pair of clean hands and a leader to reconnect with the party’s base”.

He also explained some pragmatic policies he envisions to make the country economically robust, resilient, and fiscally responsible as well as socially cohesive.

He said he will reduce the size of government to effectively deliver the aspirations and expectations of Ghanaians.

According to him, to achieve that the Ministries will be reconfigured to align with the constitutional cap of 19 Cabinet Ministers that would be assisted by an equal number of deputy ministers.

“This will be made up of a team of 54. Stakeholder  consultations will be undertaken to introduce an upper limit of nine judges on the Supreme Court and possibly remove the retirement age of 70 and allow the supreme court judges to serve until they are unable to perform their functions” he added.

Mr. Agyapong also mentioned he would ensure the compliance of rules and regulations anchored on a drastic penalty regime coupled with a strong political will to uproot corruption and protect individual property.

Other areas he touched on include cutting of wastage in the public sector, restoring meritocracy and professionalism and urban regeneration and renewal.

The two time Presidential aspirant further appealed to the delegates to vote for him as a result of his experience as a key member of the New Patriotic Party.

“I am equipped to offer that sort of leadership that will restore the party as a genuinely united force to enhance our capacity to deliver that elusive third consecutive victory in 2024,” Kwabena Agyapong added.

By Ebenezer K. Amponsah