The Public Relations Officer for the Ministry of Education (MoE), Kwasi Kwarteng in a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek.com says he is preparing to become a Member of Parliament of Asante Akyim North Constituency.
The spokesperson in his bid to become a Member of Parliament said he is set to donate a National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) approved textbooks worth GH¢500 thousand to schools in the Asante Akyim North.
“Over GHC 500k worth of NaCCA approved textbooks ready to be donated to schools in the Asante Akyim North by incoming Member of Parliament – Kwasi Kwarteng, PRO of Ministry of Education,” the MoE official said in the post.
The leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwasi Kwarteng was appointed to serve as the communications director for the Ministry of Education (MoE) in President Akufo-Addo’s second term of government.
The communications specialist replaced 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 of the government of Nana Addo.
He holds a Master of Public Administration from KNUST, a Bachelor of Education in Health Sciences from UDS, and a Postgraduate 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 bachelor’s 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 on the National front as a member of the Ghana Youth Federation Committee at its initial establishment.