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NDC’s Peter Otokunor grabs PhD in Agric Economics and Policy

NDC’s Peter Otokunor grabs PhD in Agric Economics and Policy

Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Boamah Otokunor, has successfully obtained a Doctorate Degree in Agric Economics and Policy from the University of Ghana.

Peter Boamah Otokunor successfully graduated on Friday, July 29.

The Deputy NDC scribe in a post on June 21 celebrated the successful defense of his PhD thesis.

The subject of his thesis was centered on “Technical efficiency and competitiveness of irrigated and rain-fed production technologies in Ghana.”

A video on his Facebook page showed him interacting with his supervisors for the oral defense of his thesis.

The accompanying caption of the post read: “Romans 8:28 All things work together for good to those who love God …We made it. I came, I saw and conquered! PhD Agric Economics and Policy bagged successfully.”

NDC’s Peter Otokunor bags PhD in Agric Economics and Policy
On June 22, he posted another video of the moment the examination panel declared his results.

“The declaration of my results by the examination panel Chaired by Prof. Irene Egyir after the presentation of my viva at the University of Ghana yesterday. An exciting moment it was, the emotions were overwhelming. Glory be to God!” the caption of the video read.

NDC’s Peter Otokunor bags PhD in Agric Economics and Policy
“I thank God Almighty for the support, the protection, the courage, the assistance in making this dream come true and I consider it as one of the biggest dreams of my life,” he said.

Brief educational background and expertise

Peter Boamah Otokunor is a researcher, Agricultural Economist and Economic Policy Expert.

He has a PhD in Finance from SMC University, a Master of Arts in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana – Legon and a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Ghana – Legon.

Rural Development, Economic Policy Research, Scientific and Socio-political Research, Communications, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Policy Planning, Youth Development, and Agriculture are among his areas of expertise.

He has over 18 years of professional experience in research, teaching, management, communications, publishing, and youth development.


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