Asante Edward Afoakwa Ministry, founded by Asante Edward Afoakwa popularly known as Junior.
Asante Edward Afoakwa Ministry was established in 2015 to help spread the Gospel of God through music. The focal point of this ministry is Christ Jesus and the Kingdom of God.
ABOUT AFOAKWA JUNIOR
Many people call him JUNIOR. He was named after his mother’s father the Late Mr. Edward Asante Afoakwa. He has an elderly cousin who also bears the same name and this made his mother call him JUNIOR.
Asante Edward Afoakwa is his real name but many called him Afoakwa Junior in the music industry.
HIS EARLY LIFE.
Junior was born in Akyem Old Tafo in the year 1995 23rd February. He was brought to Kukurantumi at the age of three years to be raised by his Auntie (Afua Henewaa) so that his mother can continue with her teaching. He completed Gifpraise School Complex primary at Akyem New Tafo and completed Junior high school at CRIG M/A New Tafo.
His mother died when he completed J.H.S in the year 2011. He was able to complete Ofori Panin Senior High School by God’s grace. And now he is in level 300 at Presbyterian College Of Education Akropong Akuapem. He is doing his teaching practice at Akropong Presby Primary School.
HIS MUSIC LIFE
He was a choristers at the age of 10yrs. He learned how to read music scores both tonic solfa and Staff. He learned how to play trumpet at the age of 15years. About a year later, he mastered trumpet, trombone and euphonium.
He joined Gye Nyame Brass band and have travelled across the ten regions in Ghana with his band. He even don’t know how he learn how to play Keyboard, nobody taught him how to play it.
He started singing at his church when the church band leader had relocated to her new residence. He joined the College band when he got to PCE. He became the College Steward in the year 2016 and the NUPS-G President for PCE Sub-coordinating Branch Akropong – Akuapem.
He wrote his first song MA BA WONKYEN when his father died in 2016. After his first song he wrote many songs of which most of them are on the ASEDA Album. Now whenever he sits behind the keyboard he gets a new song from God.
He started recording his first album when he had some little money from his savings account. By God’s grace he produce himself and he is being mentored by Mins. Oware Junior. He will be Launching his second album SACRIFICE OF PRAISE the 7th of January 2018 at Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Emmanuel congregation Kukurantumi.
ABOUT HIS MINISTRY
By the grace of God he formed:
A choir called” THE LEVITES” .
A youth ministry on campus called “END TIME STEWARDS”
An evangelical and prayer team called “JESUS CAMPAIGN” at Kukurantumi Akim.
Afoakwa Junior is the writer and composer of his songs.