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Kofi Agyepong, Jefferson Sackey appointed deputy communications directors at Jubilee House

Kofi Agyepong and Jefferson Sackey have been appointed deputy communications directors at Jubilee House, home of Ghana’s Office of the President

The deputy communications director for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kofi Agyepong, has been appointed a deputy director of communications at Jubilee House, the seat of the Office of the President.

At the same time, Jefferson Sackey, who is currently the Technical Advisor and Head of Productions at the Jubilee House, has also been elevated to serve as a deputy communications director in the Office of the President.

Agyepong and Sackey will both serve in the role previously occupied by Fatimatu Abubakar, who is now the deputy minister of information.

Kofi Agyepong

Kofi Agyepong, a well-known personality in the Ghanaian media, is a political communication consultant and NPP stalwart.

He is a graduate of Leicester University in the UK, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree in media and public relations in 2019. Between 2008 and 2010, Agyepong attended the Africa University College of Communications, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies in 2010.

He previously attended Kumasi High School between 2000 and 2002, where he obtained his senior high school certificate.

As a qualified, university-trained journalist, Agyepong was a prolific writer for the Graphic Sports newspaper in Ghana and the Guardian in the UK. He is a member of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), which is the world’s largest professional PR body.

Jefferson Sackey

Jefferson Sackey is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian journalist, Media Consultant, Film Maker, and PR Strategist.  He served as the Media Relations Officer to the Foreign Ministry while  Nana Akufo-Addo Akufo-Addo served as Ghana’s Foreign Minister during President Kufuor’s administration.

His professional media career started with TV Africa in Accra  as a news reporter, travelling to conflict zones  around  Africa and bringing out stories on the programme “International Assignment”.  He served as the West African Correspondent for the German media giant DWTV for close to four years and was a contributor to CNN world View in Liberia.

In 2011, he was hired by the Multimedia group to help boost its listenership on the Midday News having served the network with special reports. In 2015, he was appointed the Vice President of Afroglobal Television in Canada,  having won the 2015 Planet Africa award for Excellence.

Jefferson Sackey has been the brain behind much of the President’s media image especially when it comes to video documentaries. His 2008 Docie “Pushing the Ghanaian and African Agenda” revealed then candidate Akufo-Addo’s significant role in the J. A. Kufuor government as Foreign Minister, as a mediator of conflicts in war torn countries around the world, pushing the Ghanaian agenda internationally including conflicts in Lebanon, Liberia and Ivory Coast.

Ahead of the just ended 2020 elections he led in the production of a number of series including “The First Term, Story of a Working President” and “Leadership of Service, The so Far” which uniquely told the success stories of government.

Until his new appointment Jefferson Sackey served as  a Technical Advisor and Head of Productions at the Jubilee House and also Presented a weekly TV series ” The Presidential Diary” which highlights the Presidents weekly activities.

Jefferson Sackey is a product of Accra High School, the Ghana Institute of Journalism, and the Deutshe Welle Institute in Berlin, as well as the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.

Wilberforce Asare

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