Asante Akyem Agogo witnesses a historic moment with the grand inauguration of the Agogo Central Mosque, a monumental project spearheaded by Ghanaian businessman and philanthropist, Ohene Kwame Frimpong.
The launch ceremony, held under the esteemed patronage of the Omanhene of Agogo, Nana Akuoko Sarpong, welcomed dignitaries, including Ghana's National Chief Imam, Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu.
The event marked a significant milestone for Mr. Frimpong, CEO of Salt Media Group, who personally funded and oversaw the construction of the ultramodern mosque.
The Agogo Central Mosque stands as a mega-structural marvel, boasting vast areas for extracurricular activities, spacious worshipping auditoriums accommodating over 3,000 people, and essential facilities, including a clinic with a maternity ward serving the entire community.
During the ceremony, the National Chief Imam, Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, bestowed special recognition awards upon Ohene Kwame Frimpong for his benevolence and exceptional efforts in fostering religious harmony. The mosque echoed with prayers led by the Chief Imam and other esteemed Islamic leaders present.
Abeiku Santana, media personality and board member of Salt Media Group lauded Mr Frimpong's charitable endeavours and commended the dynamic role played by the National Chief Imam in promoting inter-religious harmony.
In a surprising turn of events during the inauguration, Ohene Kwame Frimpong announced his bid to contest as an Independent Candidate for the Asante Akyem Constituency.
Expressing his deep commitment to the constituency, he stated, “I truly have the Asante Akyem Constituency at heart, and I want to get into a higher position, being an MP, to be able to do more for the people. With your continuous support, I believe I can secure the seat and change the lives of the people.”
Before the mosque's commissioning, Mr Frimpong demonstrated his commitment to the underserved by making significant donations to widows and vulnerable individuals in the Asante Akyem Agogo communities as part of the Christmas and New Year festivities.
Following the successful event, a refreshment party was hosted at a private location for the visitors and attendees.
Additionally, Mr. Ohene Kwame Frimpong announced his intention to contest the 2024 parliamentary elections for the Asante Akyem North constituency, with a vision to bring further development to the region.
Ohene Kwame Frimpong
As the CEO of Salt Media Group, Ohene Kwame Frimpong has positively impacted many lives in Agogo and beyond.
His diverse business interests span media, entertainment, transport, real estate, food, and beverages, earning him accolades such as the Forty Under 40 Best Entrepreneur in Food & Beverage and the People's Most Favourite Entrepreneur Award in the 2021 edition.
President Akufo-Addo acknowledged Mr Frimpong's substantial contribution to youth development during the Head of State Awards in December 2022.
Ohene Kwame Frimpong continues to be a distinguished Ghanaian business magnate and philanthropist, leaving an indelible mark on various sectors, including media, entertainment, and youth development.