Kennedy Ohene Agyapong- is a Ghanaian politician and businessman who represents the Assin Central constituency in parliament on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party.
He was born 16 June 1960 at Assin Dompim in the Central Region- Ghana.
He had his secondary education at Adisadel College in the Central Region. The lawmaker, holds a GCE A Level and studied in the Fordham University, New York, USA.
Beyond politics, Kennedy Agyapong is a farmer and businessman, director of Assin Farms, Supercare Group of Companies and Hollyood Shopping Centre.
He was first elected a member of parliament in 2000 to the seat of Assin North.
He retained his seat in the 2004 and 2008 parliamentary elections.
In 2008, Agyapong had a unsuccessful bid to be Presidential flag-bearer of his affiliated party, the New Patriotic Party, losing out in the first round. The party’s elected flag-bearer however lost the election. In opposition, he criticized heavily the then National Democratic Congress government on various media platforms and found himself detained by presidential order of John Evans Atta-Mills, an occasion which sparked unrest on the political scene of Ghana.
In 2012 he was elected in the new seat of Assin Central and was re-elected in 2016.
The vociferous MP, had made comments which the then head of state found threatening. Many have pointed out that his comments on that occasion only pointed out the injustices to which members of the opposition party, particular market women, were subjected in parts of Accra when they turn out and tried to vote within certain constituencies.
Kennedy Agyapong chairs the Communication Committee in Parliament, under the current presidency of Nana Akufo-Addo.
He is married with 22 children.