The Deputy Director of the Pentecost Men’s Ministry (PEMEM), Elder Ebenezer Acheampong, is set to be sworn-in as the next Chief of Asamang following his nomination and subsequent approval as the Asamanghene-Elect.
His ascension to the Asamang Sarpong stool was unanimously approved by the chiefs and elders on Thursday, December 21, 2023, in line with Asante customs and traditions.
Elder Acheampong becomes the 13th occupant of the Asamang Sarpong stool after the demise of Beema Owusu Sekyere in 2016.
He was sent to Nana Asamoah Sekyere II, Nsutamanhene, last Friday [December 22, 2023], by the Asamanghemaa and the sub-chiefs, as customs demand, and was accepted as the Asamanghene-elect pending the final swearing-in ceremony.
Elder Ebenezer Acheampong, former Acting Head of Procurement at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Procurement Consultant in charge of World Bank Funded Projects at MoFA, is also the immediate-past Presiding Elder of the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC) in Kokomlemle, Accra.
He is an entrepreneur who has established companies like Zeotec Limited, a manufacturing company; Aca-City Farms, a commercial farm; Pathos AIB Limited, a manufacturing company; Biazo Realtors, a real estate company; Pathos Agro Limited, and AFMREC, a natural resources research firm.
Elder Acheampong holds a BSc in General Agriculture from the University of Cape Coast and an MSc in Socio-Economics of Rural Development from the University of Gottingen, Germany.
He is married to Abena Konadu Acheampong and is blessed with four children, two boys, and two girls.