The hardworking outgoing Administrator of the NPP Youth Wing, Nana Asafo-Adjei Ayeh has been appointed as the party’s Deputy Director for External Affairs. His appointment was confirmed by the National Executive Council on 26th of August 2022.
Asafo-Adjei’s appointment comes as no surprise given his enviable track record in international relations, foreign diplomacy and global engagements. Last year, he was elected as the Vice Chairman of the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) in a Council meeting held in Munich – Germany. He has since actively participated in many major global events and fora and consequently exchanged with world leaders from center-right parties on topics ranging from political liberty and equality to democracy and the promotion of the rule of law. Nana Asafo-Adjei was, for instance, a member of Ghana’s delegation to the IDU Global Forum in Berlin – Germany in June 2022, the IYDU Freedom Forum in Rabat – Morocco, the YDUA annual Conference in Lilongwe Malawi and also part of the Ghanaian delegation to Grand Bassam, la Cote D’Ivoire for the formation of Young Democrats Union of Africa (YDUA).
Prior to his IYDU Vice Chairmanship, he served as an Associate Policy officer in the office of the Secretary General of the African Union (AU) Commission in Addis Ababa where he conducted research and policy work on good governance and democracy. Also at the continental level, he currently serves as a member of the Elections Committee of Young Democrat Union of Africa (YDUA). He is the Director for International Relations and Protocol of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) of Ghana.
Asafo-Adjei holds an MBA in Marketing, MA in Public Relations, Executive Masters in Social Media Communications, and MA in International Relations Diplomacy, BSc. Marketing and Higher National Diploma in Marketing.
It is expected that he will bring his enormous experience in international relations to bear in his new portfolio. He will be expected to reinvigorate the energies and dynamism of the party’s many external branches and build a formidable external force to break the eight for the party.
Story by:Kwaku Stephen