Tag Archives: Sammy Awuku

NPP can’t ‘remote control’ vigilante supporters – Sammy Awuku

The Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammi Awuku, has conceded that his party cannot control all its members across the country, thus should not be blamed for the rise in acts of political vigilantism. Since the NPP’s election victory, the escalation of such acts of lawlessness by irate NPP youth has prompted renewed scrutiny, but has been met ...

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Sammy Awuku praises Nana Addo for restored trainee nurses allowance

The National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammi Awuku, has on behalf of Ghanaian youth, commended President Akufo-Addo for “justifying the confidence reposed in him by Ghanaians,” following the restoration of the trainee nurses allowance. 58,000 health trainees, comprising nurses and midwives, will be paid their allowance of GH¢400 per person, for each of the 10 months ...

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Sammy Awuku not competent to chair YEA board – Kwabena Donkor

The MP for Pru East, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, has raised objections with the appointment of Sammy Awuku as Board Chairman of the Youth Employment Authority (YEA), saying he lacks the requisite experience required by law. Dr. Donkor, the Minority Spokesperson on Employment, Social Welfare, and State Enterprise noted to Citi News that his concerns were not because Sammy Awuku was ...

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One-District-One-Factory: Ekumfi pineapple factory opens on Friday

The president will open the first factory under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s, One-district-One factory program on Friday. This is according to the party’s National Youth Organizer of the party, Sammy Awuku. According to Mr. Awuku, a pineapple processing factory will be commissioned by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo in the Ekumfi District of the Central Region on Friday, August 25, ...

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Tow levy: We had to listen to Ghanaians – Sammy Awuku

The National Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammy Awuku has said the decision to discontinue the mandatory tow levy was because Ghanaians did not like it. Speaking to Citi News in Takoradi on the sidelines of an NPP youth programme, Mr Awuku noted that “the Ghanaian people spoke strongly against it [the tow levy] and president ...

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Boys abrƐ! Youth want jobs – Sammi Awuku

The National Youth Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Sammi Awuku, has expressed confidence in the ability of President Akufo-Addo to deliver on the promise to provide jobs for the youth. But he wants the process expedited because, according to him, while the government cannot fail the youth who voted massively to return the NPP to power, “time is ...

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Atuguba meets Awuku after ‘punishing’ him during election petition case

It was an interesting sight to behold when two men perceived to be bitter enemies met at the Banquet Hall of the State House during the swearing-in of the new Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on Monday, June 19, 2017. Supreme Court judge, Justice William Atuguba and the National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, bumped ...

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NPP sweats over Sammy Awuku’s replacement

It is now almost certain that the National Youth Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, may not lead his party’s youth into the 2020 elections, which means the party is likely to miss its inspirational and charismatic youth leader in the 2020 elections. Awuku, who has been credited with building a formidable, but radical youth group ...

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Don’t embarrass gov’t with violent acts – Sammy Awuku to NPP youth

The National Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku has called on the youth of the party across the country to desist from violent activities which he says is bringing the name of the party into disrepute. Addressing the Party’s Constituency Youth Organizers in Wa on Thursday [April 6, 2017], Sammy Awuku urged the youth to ...

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Portuphy’s charge to NDC members unfortunate – Awuku

The National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, has taken a swipe at the Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Kofi Portuphy, for charging members of his party to defend themselves  in the event of an attack by supposed NPP members. Speaking on Citi Eyewitness News, Mr. Awuku described the charge as unfortunate. “I think the comments ...

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