Kessben Media Ace Journalist, Augustine Appau also known in the media landscape as Agya Nuro, has been awarded for his outstanding reportage on Mental Health issues by Willingway Foundation. The award which was in a form of Citation was presented to Mr. Appau by Director of the Foundation Madam Abena Manu Freeman Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti region.
Madam Abena Manu after the presentation said that Willingway Foundation was a Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) that seeks to educate people especially the youth on drug abuse and other mental related diseases.She added that, for about 12 years her outfit had worked with Mr. Appau and his dedication and contributions towards the Organisation have been remarkable, hence the award.
She counselled other media houses and media personalities to always seek the need to report on the mental health and drug abuse to reduce mortality rate and mental health issues in the country.
She revealed that, hard drugs such as marijuana and Tramadol are destroying the lives of the youth and appealed to the media to use their platforms to talk about the adverse effects of drug abuse and how it is taking away precious lives. ‘Agya Nuro’, after receiving the award thanked the management of the Willingway Foundation for the honour bestowed on him.
He added that the award will embolden him the more to work assiduously for mother Ghana and the world at large.
He further thanked Mr. Stephen Boateng ( Kwabena Kesse) the CEO for Kessben Group of Companies for giving him the opportunity and the platform to showcase his talent that has yielded this fruit. Agya Nuro also extended his deepest gratitude to all the Kessben newsroom staffs for their support.
By Simon opoku Afriyie