Honourable Kennedy Agyapong is one of those people whose name rings a bell both in the world of politics and also in the class of the well to do. His impact on reshaping the polity of Ghana is highly commendable. As a Christian by religion, the successful farmer is a Member of Parliament under the New Patriotic Party and also one of the Minority members in the Parliament.
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 2000, which was when he represented Assin North. Interestingly, he retained the seat for the second time. Apart from his success as a politician, Ohene is also a farmer and has chains of businesses to his name.
Kennedy Agyapong profile summary
- Full name: Kennedy Ohene Agyapong
- Place of birth: Assin Dompim, Central Region of Ghana
- Date of birth: 16th of June, 1960
- Age: 59 years old
- Political party: New Patriotic Party
- Education: Fordham University (B.A.)
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Father: Late Mr Francis Ohene Kofi Agyapong
- Mother: Late Mrs Mary Nsiah
Kennedy Ohene was born to the family of Late Mr Francis Ohene Kofi Agyapong and late Mrs Mary Nsiah. Owing to his background, he managed to pull through primary and secondary education before proceeding to Fordham University, USA, for his bachelor's degree. Ohene picked up a career in politics in 2000 and was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) to represent Assin North.
Besides being a household name in politics, it is also worthy of mention that the political heavyweight is an established businessman and farmer that has recorded strides of successes. He directs Hollyood Shopping Centre, Supercare Group of Companies and Assin Farms.
The Assin Dompin-born politician was welcomed to the world on the 16th of June, 1960. This means that, at the time of publishing this piece, he is 59 years old.
The veteran politician and businessman started his educational career at Adisadel College in 1976, and after completion, he attended Winneba Secondary School. He later graduated with grade A in General Certificate of Education (GCE) in 1983 before gaining admission into Fordham University, in the USA.
Who is Kennedy Agyapong wife?
The iconic farmer is happily married to Stella Wilson, who is a Jamaican. However, his love for his wife does not prevent him from having affairs with other women who at one point or another have had children for him. Stella Wilson is the owner of Oman FM, which controls Net 2 TV and Oman FM.
However, it was rumoured at a time that Kennedy Agyapong and Adwoa Safo, Deputy Majority Leader, had some secret affairs that resulted in two children. Another report posited that the controversial politician also had a baby mama by the name Stacy Offei Darko who yet again had a child for him.
The veteran politician and businessman, no doubt, is a man who loves children. He is reported to have several children from different women, and as at the last count, Kennedy Agyapong children totals thirteen.
Kennedy first came to the limelight under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the year 2000, when he was elected as the representative of Assin North, Ghana, in the Parliament. Then, he got a return ticket and represented his people for another term. As of 2008, he developed more interest in politics and bided to be the presidential flagbearer of his party which he failed.
Due to his loss, he started to insult the National Democratic Congress on several media platforms, which led John Evans Atta-Mills to give a presidential order for his detention. Although his arrest brought about several tensions and pressures, it did not stop him from moving on.
In the last election, he won the seat of Assin Central Constituency and became a Member of Parliament again and also dubs as a member of the minority in parliament. Also, he is the current chairman of the communication committee in Parliament under the current president, Nana Akufo-Ado.
Despite different streams of income that the politician operates, at the moment, there is no valid information as to what the current estimated Kennedy Agyapong net worth is. However, it is glaring to everyone that the business tycoon is one of the wealthiest people in the country.
Kennedy Agyapong cars and house
The politician, who is rumoured to be one of the richest men in Ghana, allegedly has Rolls Royce to his name beside other vehicles. He is one of the first people to acquire a private jet in Ghana. The controversial politician Kennedy Agyapong private jet was acquired in 2015 at age 55.
Besides, it is so inspiring to state that in 1988, as a young man, the MP bought his first house valued at $24,000 near Ambassadorial Hotel in East Legion at age 28. Interestingly, up till date, over 128 Kennedy Agyapong houses have been counted.
Kennedy Agyapong and Anas
The hatred between investigative journalist Aremeyaw Anas and Kennedy Agyapong is also worth talking about. Their hatred cropped up when a colleague of Anas, Ahmed Hussein Suale, was murdered on the night of the 16th of January, 2019, at Madina in Accra. Consequently, an old video surfaced which showed where Agyapong threatened to beat up Ahmed.
In response, the political heavyweight stated his refusal to assist in any investigation until the police invite anas for interrogations. Moreover, the political heavyweight also asserted that the release of the video is a plot by Anas to divert attention. Aside that, Kennedy Agyapong latest news gathered revealed that authorities of Houston Airport detained him for questioning over the death of Ahmed in the United States.
Beyond all these, Kennedy Agyapong is a politician who is loved by his people. His rise to the limelight despite his challenging background is an encouragement to the younger generation that everyone can truly determine what his or her future would be like.