A leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwasi Kwarteng has been appointed to serve as the Communications Director for the Ministry of Education (MoE) in President Akufo-Addo’s second term government.
The Communications specialist replaces Hon Vincent Ekow Essafuah, who served as the spokesman for the Ministry led by former Minister for Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh in the first term government of Nana Addo.
Mr Kwasi Kwarteng, a member of the National Communications Team of the Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party (NPP) until his appointment was an Associate Member of the Institute of Public Relations Ghana.
He holds a Master of Public Administration from KNUST, a bachelor of Education in Health Sciences from UDS, a Post graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Environmental Safety from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
In addition, Kwasi holds a certificate in Public Relations from the Institute of Public Relations Ghana. Kwarteng is also currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
At the students front, Mr. Kwasi Kwarteng served as the National President of the University Students Association of Ghana; the mother umbrella of all university students in Ghana from 2017 to 2018.
Among other roles he also served in other capacities at the National front as a member of the Ghana Youth Federation Committee at its initial establishment.
The new Education Ministry spokesman has joined the list of persons appointed to serve at the Ministry of Education after Nana Addo Dankwa won the December 7, 2020 polls and was elected President of the Republic of Ghana.
His Excellency Akufo-Addo early this year appointed Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum is the Minister for Education. He later also named Reverend John Ntim Fordjour and Hon Gifty Twum Ampofo as the Deputy Ministers for Education.