Kwesi Ahwoi for President campaign posters pop up

It is unclear whether Kwesi Ahwoi has a hand in the manufacturing of the posters

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It is unclear whether Kwesi Ahwoi has a hand in the manufacturing of the posters which have flooded social media.

Although the NDC has not opened nominations yet, some bigwigs and other members of the party have shown their interest to lead the party in 2020.

However, similar posters of former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah, Mr. Slyvester Mensah, Hon Nii Amasah Namoale, Prof Joshua Alabi as a presidential aspirant of the NDC have emerged.

Background

Mr. Ahwoi has held various positions in government and business.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre during the Rawlings era. Following the December 2008 presidential election, he was appointed Minister for Food and Agriculture by President John Atta Mills .

In January 2013, Mr Ahwoi was appointed Minister for the Interior of Ghana by President John Mahama. He held that position until 16 July 2014.

Educational background

Mr Kwesi Ahwoi attended Prempeh College at Kumasi where he obtained his GCE Ordinary Level in 1965. His sixth form education was at St. Augustine's College (Cape Coast) where he passed the GCE Advanced Level in 1967. His undergraduate education was at the University of Cape Coast where he obtained the Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Geography, and Education.

Between 1980 and 1981, he studied for the Post Graduate Certificates in Budgeting and Financial Management and from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

During 1985 and 1986, he studied for the Postgraduate Certificate in Planning and Resource Management at the University of Maryland, College Park, United States.

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