Dr. Donald Agumenu, former special aide to the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings has declared his intention to contest the Ketu North NDC Parliamentary Primaries.
In a simple post via his Facebook page, Dr. Agumenu stated that it is time to build upon their existing legacy.
The post has received lot of reactions from his followers, most of who are believed to be members of the NDC.
Who Is Dr. Donald Agumenu?
Dr. Donald Senanu Agumenu was born in Ghana, West Africa, to Mr. and Mrs. Gertrude and Churchill Simon Agumenu, both citizens of Ghana.
He is an award winning motivational speaker, trainer, an entrepreneur, leadership and management consultant, certified programme planner, editor ,peace ambassador, youth empowerment specialist, and currently the Director and CEO of Direct Leadership Institute-a leadership and management training institute, Direct Selling and Marketing Association, Ghana and the Regional Editor, Culture Digest International.
He was the Managing Director for Goldfield Access International (GAI). In charge of African Market. Donald has extensively travelled for training, consultancy and seminar facilitations.
His spirit of dedication and core leadership accorded him a lot of respect through his numerous awards he won both in the corporate sector and non-governmental circles.
He won many gold medals from GNLD international, awarded as a Peace Ambassador by the Universal Peace Federation (UN).He recently received Leadership Excellence Award from Rotary International for his contributions towards leadership education in Africa.
Above all, he has received many professional, managerial and leadership training to be highly effective and competitive in the 21st century.
Donald has cultivated through his years of experience, the culture of teamwork, intercultural communication, and personal motivation, spirit of structural adaptation, flexibility, agility, and speed.
He is a member of many professional and non-governmental organizations.
He holds PhD in Leadership and Management, Master of Business Administration-MBA, Master Project Manager and Certified International Project Manager Certification and also a designation as A Certified Program Planner, Trainer of Trainer in Quality Export Marketing Management and A Fellow to the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management, UK and an Hon Global Advisor and Chartered Fellow to the American Academy of Project Management.
He received other trainings in the area of conflict management, labour and employment law and many others. Coupled with that, he is the Secretary General of Youth Federation of World Peace, Ghana Chapter, representative and an instructor for Certified Manager Certification Program for the Institute of Professional Managers, James Madison University, USA for West Africa.
Dr. Agumenu is a Former Special Assistant to Former President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings.
He contested the Akatsi North seat in the 2020 but lost to the incumbent, Hon. Peter Nortsu Kotoe.