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Opinions of Friday, 6 November 2015

Columnist: Sir Article

Meet Paa Kwesi Nduom: The man who has built an economy within an economy

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Many well-meaning Ghanaians still wonder why business mogul and astute politician, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom has not been elected President of Ghana! Their genuine concerns emanate from the undeniable fact that Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom being a tycoon will make a better president for Ghana.

However, there is a dissenting view suggesting that the dynamics of the game of politics here in Ghana differ from that of commerce and industry; making Mr. Nduom a wrong candidate for the presidency of Ghana.

Well, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom touted as "Edwumawura" has vast experience in the world of business which spans over two decades. The 62-year-old Chairman of Groupe Nduom is the epitome of a successful business leader, acting as a beacon of hope to the chunk of our population who are the youth. But do you know that he is a man with higher educational qualifications?

Yes, he is but the erstwhile minister of state in the Kufour Administration has employed his great knowledge in economics and management to build a business empire.

Moreover, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom who is the founder and leader of the Progressive People's Party (PPP) has established a myriad of enterprises within the last thirty years. And according, the illustrious son of the Fanti people owns and controls 41 successful companies which include Coconut Groove Hotels, GN Bank, GN Quarry and Concrete Products, Digicut, Spider Lee Entertainment, Yorke Properties, Qualtek, GN Re-Insurance, Ahomka FM, GN Investment, Today Newspaper, First Digital TV, Fresh Pak, Elmina Sharks, Ghana Media Consult, Sterlin Management Services, Gold Coast Fund Management, EPPL, Pentrust, GN Power etc.


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