Hon. Ken Ohene Agyapong, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential contender, has disclosed that, should he become president of the Republic of Ghana, on January 7, 2025, all tertiary education graduates will undergo a 6-month military training as part of their national service duty for the country.
The Assin Central MP also revealed his plans for the arts and culture industry in Ghana when he appeared as a guest on Kings Radio in the US to give further insights on his presidential ambition to the Ghanaian audience in the US.
Hon. Ken Ohene Agyapong has been on a series of interactive engagements with Ghanaians on the East Coast of the US, using every opportunity to explain his policies and plans in his bid to contest the flag-bearership slot of the New Patriotic Party on November 4.
Hon. Ken Agyapong, who is No. 1 on the ballot paper for the upcoming primaries, said he had big plans for the youth in all endeavors, including sports, arts, entertainment and culture.
He said that to instill the value of discipline and hard work, all national service personnel would undergo a 6-month military training exercise.
He said the phenomenon of football academies would be explored further to boost the development of local talents and pledged to establish sports academies in all regions of the country.
Hon. Ken Agyapong also disclosed that he would advocate a constitutional review process to reform governance in the country, such that no MPs should become ministers of state.
On the issue of continuing existing infrastructural developments after power has been transferred to him, should he become president, Hon. Ken Agyapong assured all Ghanaians that even though he would continue the unfinished projects of previous governments, he would still hold people accountable should any corruption claims be made.