New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Klottey Korley constituency, Prince Appiah Debrah has stated that he is optimistic about winning the seat for the ruling party.
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According to him, the spirit of Osu is behind him and that will propel him to victory in the December general elections.
Speaking on Metro TV’s ‘Good Evening Ghana, Prince Appiah Debrah said all the NPP factions at Klottey Korley constituency have united and thrown their weight behind him to win the seat from the National Democratic Congress candidate, Zenator Rawlings in the 2020 general elections.
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“We are now united and we thank God that the party is now united behind Prince Appiah Debrah and we are going to win the seat. I can say very confidently that the spirit of Osu is behind me and we are going to win the seat massively because at this point, we are not only talking about winning the elections at Klottey Korley, we are talking about fighting for the soul of the party in Klottey Korley,” he stated.
Mr. Debrah also added that though his name is Akan, he has spent his entire life in Osu and he has the people of Osu at heart.
“I was born and raised in Osu. My mother is from Osu as well. I have stayed in Osu from kindergarten all the way to Law school,“ he disclosed.
Mr. Prince Appiah Debrah was born at Osu to Susana Lankai Odartey of the Odartey Sro We and Mr. Ernest Kofi Debrah of the Asona clan of Akyem Oda.
He was raised entirely at Osu by his maternal grandmother, Maakpa Adoley Kpakpo of Adokwei We of Osu Ashanti whilst his parents sought greener pastures in the United States.
The young Mr. Debrah went about town by his middle name Appiah, and he was a well-known footballer in the Osu Klottey school circuit in those days.
He attended Osu Presby Boys' Primary School, Osu Salem Boys' School, Oda Secondary School for GCE O'levels and, Labone Secondary School for his A'levels before proceeding to the University of Ghana where he graduated with a double major in Law and Accounting in 1996.
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He attended the Ghana School of Law before moving on to the prestigious Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois where he graduated top of his MBA class with Distinction in Advanced Management Accounting.
Mr. Debrah started his career at the accounting firm of Arthur Anderson in Chicago in 1997 before assuming various senior management roles at SG Fimat, Komatsu America and Caterpillar Inc before returning home to Ghana in 2009. He currently works at the National Health Insurance Authority.
He is also a public-spirited individual and has championed many educational and community development projects at Osu. He has been an active member of NPP at Osu since 1992 and was participated in the daring Kume Preko demonstrations in 1995 as a student activist at the University of Ghana.
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