President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has received, the Forbes “African of the Year Award” from Forbes Magazine Thursday December 9, 2021.
The award was in recognition of his “initiative to provide free quality education to students”.
Forbes Africa magazine was named President Akufo-Addo as its African of the Year.
The magazine, in an earlier statement, said “Ghana’s President, has repositioned the country in the global marketplace as one reliant on its own resources and strengths.”
Responding to the win, President Akufo-Addo told Forbes Africa that he was overwhelmed and thanked Forbes Magazine for “recognising the work that we are doing here in Ghana.”
Past winners of this award have been President Paul Kagame of Rwanda; Akin Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, and the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Source: Daily Guide Network