Who is JFK? – All You need to know about the Newly Elected NPP General Secretary


Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua
Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua

The shocking but expected win of Lawyer Justin Kodua is the subject of discussion in Ghana now. The young blood has floored the incumbent in a keen contest.

A lot of people may want to know more about the man JFK. Well, this article will furnish you with all you need to know about the man who has gained massive attention following his victory over John Boadu.

Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua was born on the 14th of November 1982 in the Ashanti region of Ghana. He attended Opoku Ware School (OWASS) in Kumasi.

He then proceeded to Hackney Community College, London, United Kingdom, where he obtained a City and Guilds Certificate in Information Communication Technology.

He relocated to Ghana and enrolled at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he studied Land Economy in the year 2002 after his studies abroad.

He went on to read law at the same university before being admitted into the Ghana School of law from where he was called to the Bar.

JFK holds an LLB from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Barrister of Law from the Ghana School of Law.

Justin Frimpong Kodua also holds a Bachelor of Science in Land Economy from the same university.

Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua also holds a Diploma in Financial Management from the Institute of Commercial Management, Bournemouth, United Kingdom. Justin Kodua Frimpong is a young astute lawyer and a member of the Ghana Bar Association.

Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua (JFK) is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), having been appointed into that position in February 2017 by HE Nana Addo Dankwa to lead the drive to address the youth unemployment canker in Ghana.

Before he was appointed the YEA CEO, he was the Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Until his current appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), he practised his law profession with Adomako Kwakye Law Consult where he teamed up with the Senior Partner to handle numerous cases from corporate litigation, arbitration to land matters.

As a Junior Associate, he worked with other learned colleagues in conducting research and preparing legal documents and correspondence, and handling litigations.

He had earlier in 2008 worked for Jo-Mint & Associates as a National Service Person responsible for the management of safety hazards as well as monitoring the progress of construction projects.

He is a former employee of Supersport Limited (United Kingdom), and with the experience acquired from the company, was very instrumental in the organization of CAN 2008 which was hosted in Ghana.

As a member of the Local Organizing Committee of CAN 2008, he provided administrative support to the Committee.

Additionally, he managed inbound and outbound correspondence between the Committee and its partners and stakeholders.


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