The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) is said to have appointed the founder of the Atta Mills Institute for Civic Education and Public Policy Advocacy Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho as special elections observer.
The former Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho, according to reports will serve as part of a team of election observers who will be stationed in Guinea Conakry, between Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 to Thursday, 20th October 2020, for the country’s Presidential and Legislative Elections this December.
In a statement issued by the Atta Mills Institute announcing the news was optimistic that Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho will bring his expertise and experienced to bear in his newly assigned role.
His appointment came few weeks after the President of the Republic of Ghana Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected the chair of ECOWAS during its 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, which is being held in Niamey, capital of the Republic of Niger on 7th September, 2020.
According to information available to Coverghana.com.gh, Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho, was appointed due to his roles played a key figure in Ghana’s Fourth Republican dispensation.
A BRIEF ABOUT MR. SAMUEL KOKU ANYIDOHO
Samuel Koku Anyidoho was the Deputy General Secretary (Incharge of Operations) for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), between the year 2014-2018. He also served as the Head of Communications for the late Professor Atta-Mills Campaign Team between 2006-2008 leading to the National Democratic Congress’s victory in the December 2008 presidential elections.
After Professor Atta Mills won the 2008 presidential election, Samuel Koku Anyidoho was appointed Presidential Aide to His Excellency President John Evans Atta-Mills and Head of Communications at the Office Of The President, Castle, Osu, between 2009-2012.
Currently, he is the founder of the Atta Mills Institute for Civic Education and Public Policy Advocacy, the Vice President of the Council of African Political Parties (CAPP), and President of the West Africa Bureau of CAPP.