Revealed: Ken Agyapong to establish Bank

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But for the recent Banking crisis that has plaqued the country, Maverick politician and businessman Kennedy Ohene Agyapong would have established a Bank.

The New Patriotic Party Member (NPP) of Parliament for Assin Central constituency in the Central Region said he was at the brink of establishing the bank when the crisis which has led to the collapse of several indigenous banks reared its head.

Speaking on an Accra Based Local Television station and monitored by, Mr. Agyapong said he had done all feasibility studies and made enquiries at the Bank of Ghana but was saved by the bell.

According to him, while he was digging to have an appreciation and some insight on the workings of the banking sector in the country in order to help him start smoothly, it emerged that there were hundreds of would-be banks lined up and who had applied to the Bank of Ghana for licenses.

“I was shocked when I went to the bank of Ghana to make some enquiries on how to go about establishing my bank and then the officer opened the book containing the list of applicants. There were so many of them. But for the crisis, my bank would have taken off he opined.

It is unclear whether the politician cum businessman will still go ahead with the plan in future.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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