The Western North Regional branch of the governing New Patriotic Party has named former Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority (NYA), Richard Joojo Obeng (Rocky Joojo Obeng) as a member of its Council of Patrons.
He was appointed by the NPP’s Regional Executive Committee (REC) in accordance with Article 9 (9) of the party’s constitution.
The council is chaired by Mr. Augustine Blay, Executive Secretary to the Vice President. It also has a membership of astute businessmen and party Elders in the region.
The Council was inaugurated on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and was tasked to resource, energize and strategize with the Regional and Constituency Executives to win more parliamentary seats and a landslide victory for the ruling New Patriotic Party in the upcoming 2020 General Elections.
Richard Joojo Obeng is largely seen by most party loyalists as a maverick political strategist whose behind-the-scenes activities are said to have yielded positive results.
Mr. Obeng is very much adored by the Chiefs, Party Executives and youths in both Western and Western North Regions.
Former Western Regional Minister, Kwasi Blay [Esq], Mr. E.K Osei- Sector Commander for GRA Customs Division at Ellubo Border & Current Parliamentary Candidate for the Aowin Constituency are some of the members on the Council.
In attendance were the regional executives, Mr. Samuel Kofi Abiaw- Regional Secretary, Deputy Regional Secretary Mr. George Alex Monney.
The Regional Chairman, Mr. William Assuah gave his blessings before joining President Nana Akufo-Addo on a trip out of the Country.