The youth should be trained, prepared and motivated to become real engines of progress in the Country.
Therefore, the youth as an important human resource with the potentials to contribute significantly to national development must be provided with the appropriate facilities and structures to get them abreast with modern knowledge.
This would give them an enhanced chance to take active part in decision-making at the local, national and global levels.
Therefore, Change Agent Media takes it upon itself to motivate the youth to become the real engines of progress in the country.
Today, Change Agent Media celebrates a young man who has excelled in leadership locally and internationally.
Mr. Akwasi Boakye is a graduate of Information Technology Education from the University of Education Winneba-Kumasi, and currently studying Law.
He asserts that studying Law would spur him to be one of the best influencers and change makers in the country Ghana, Africa and the world at large.
Mr Boakye started his basic education at Rockanje Presbyterian School located in Kumasi at Tafo where he furthered his secondary education to Armed Forces Senior High Technical School.
Mr Boakye was determined to bring the change he wants to see in the society, therefore he aspired to be the SRC Vice president for Armed Forces Senior High Technical School, where he made significant impact.
He was also the Ashanti Regional Zone two Organising Secretary where he mentored some youth as a leader.
With his great influence as a leader, he became the Majority Leader for Student Parliament, University of Education Winneba-Kumasi House during the 2015/2016 Parliamentary year.
He made a tremendous impact in the Student Representative Council.
He was determined to rise to the international level, hence he held many positions in Model UN to uplift the name of Ghana.
He became the President of International Court of Justice at Babcock International Model United Nations (BIMUN) 2018, Nigeria. Due to his hard work, he became the President of Security Council at the United Youth Assembly (UYA), Punjab, India, 2018 and later the President of Economic and Financial Committee at the Ghana International Model United Nations (GIMUN) 2018, Ghana among several other leadership roles.
As a young successful leader, he has been part of the team that organised successful conferences, mainly the Babcock International Model United Nations Conference in Nigeria while he was an active ardent advocate for the United Nation(UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and it’s proper implementation in his jurisdiction.
As a young Successful leader who has mentored several youth to move from their comfort zone, he also trained many leaders and change anchors in his dispensation both in Ghana and outside Ghana.
As a student leader, he successfully ensured Rule of law, Probity and Accountability in the University of Education Winneba-Kumasi as a student journalist among other achievements.
He has a unique way of spending his leisure time, where he engages in politically related intellectual discourse to enable him be on top of issues.
Due to his commitment towards humanity, he spends little time with his family, where he normally engages in swimming activities as well as to join groups for salsa, Kizomba, Bachacha dance both in Kumasi and Accra for leisure.
Currently, he is the Co-Founder of Diplomat Tour, a travelling and tour Agency. Also, he is a blogger and writer for buzzygh.com.
His inspiration is to see people grow well and chock successes in life as well as admire nature.
According to him, in the next five years he would want to be as a successful diplomat.
Congratulations! Keep it up as you continue to inspire the youth.
Editor: Miss Emmanuella Oduro Appiah