Many readers are taking interest in the personality of Justin Frimpong Kodua JFK after he heavily defeated incumbent NPP General Secretary John Boadu in the just ended NPP Delegates Conference in Accra.
Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua (JFK) is the current Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), having been appointed into that position in February, 2017 by HE Nana Addo Dankwa to lead the drive to address the youth unemployment canker in Ghana.
Sources say he used the position to endure himself to the grassroots of the party by listening to their concerns and helping them, MyNewsGh.com was told.
He is a lawyer with specialization in corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, with particular interest in land disputes and asset management.
Prior to his appointment as the YEA CEO, he was the Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
JFK holds an LLB from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Barrister of Law from the Ghana School of Law.
Justin Frimpong Kodua also holds a Bachelor of Science in Land Economy from the same university.
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua was born on the 14th of November 1982 in the Ashanti region of Ghana. He attended one of Ghana’s prestigious Senior High Schools, Opoku Ware School in Kumasi. He then proceeded to Hackney Community College, London, United Kingdom, where he obtained a City and Guilds Certificate in Information Communication Technology.
After his studies abroad, he relocated to Ghana and enrolled at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology (KNUST) where he studied Land Economy in the year 2002. He went on to read law at the same university before being admitted into the Ghana School of law from where he was called to the Bar.
Lawyer Justin Frimpong Kodua also holds a Diploma in Financial Management from the Institute of Commercial Management, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Justin Kodua Frimpong is a young astute lawyer and a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
Until his current appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), he practised his law profession with Adomako Kwakye Law Consult where he teamed up with the Senior Partner to handle numerous cases from corporate litigation, arbitration to land matters.
As a Junior Associate, he worked with other learned colleagues in conducting research and preparing legal documents and correspondence, and the handling of litigations.
He had earlier in 2008 worked for Jo-Mint & Associates as a National Service Person responsible for the management of safety hazards as well as monitoring the progress of construction projects.
He is a former employee of the Supersport Limited (United Kingdom), and with the experience acquired from the company, was very instrumental in the organization of CAN 2008 which was hosted in Ghana.
As a member of the Local Organizing Committee of CAN 2008, he provided administrative support to the Committee. Additionally, he managed inbound and outbound correspondence between the Committee and its partners and stakeholders.