The late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John was laid in state on the 3rd of June 2021.
A lot of the NPP gurus were present, including the Agric Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto.
Mr. Akoto who is nursing the ambition to succeed President Akuffo-Addo as the next President of Ghana on the ticket of the NPP, dedicated all his time till the funeral was over.
As part of the efforts to showcase his ambition and capabilities, he was the only minister left at the funeral grounds around 4 pm.
Dr. Akoto is the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso Constituency in Kumasi.
As the Agric Minister, he has in a few years introduced policies like Planting for Food and Jobs, Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ), and many others.
He has started meeting the ace executives of the NPP in all constituencies in the Ashanti Region to notify them about his ‘desire’ to lead the party in 2024.
He has clearly shown his qualities as a leader, and these are or part of the reasons why he should be giving to mandate to the NPP to the promised land in 2024.