The President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, has been adjudged 2018 Man of the Year at the 2019 Heroes of Distinction Conference and Awards in Accra.
The GNCCI President was honoured for his dignity, dedication and exemplary leadership in business, which has contributed to the socio-economic growth and development of Ghana.
Receiving the award, Nana Dankawoso I said: “This award is a testimony to the work we are doing at the GNNCI, and I wish to dedicate it to all our members.
“We believe that by working together, the private sector and government can create a very favourable environment for businesses to thrive and ultimately contribute to the socio-economic development of our country.”
He also commended the organisers for the honour done him, and dedicated the awards to widows, orphans and prisoners in the country.
Organised by West Africa International Press Limited, publisher of West Africa International Magazine, the Heroes of Distinction Conference and Awards is an annual event to honour outstanding Ghanaian entrepreneurs for their contribution to the economic growth of Ghana.
The awards ceremony was on the theme ‘Two Years of Akuffo-Addo’s Government: The Balance Sheet with Special Emphasis on the Free Education Policy’.
Some recipients of awards were Morgan International Community School; Mumuadu Rural Bank; Northern Hill International School; Lister Hospital and Fertility Centre; Medi-Moses Prostrate Centre; Bluecrest College; Kwaebibirem Rural Bank; and First Choice Hair and Beauty.
Others are Professor Goski Alabi, Lecturer-University of Professional Studies; Manbah Gas Company Limited; Redeemer Herbal and Research Centre; Akate Farms and Trading Company Limited; Capital O2 Natural Health Company Limited; Merton International School; Pharmatrust Pharmacy Limited; Azmera Restaurant; KEK Insurance Brokers; and Microfin Rural Bank.
Dr. Dee Otibu-Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of West Africa International Press Limited, called for supporting indigenous entrepreneurs who have shown genuine intentions for growth of the economy, especially those whose investment levels do not equate with those of their foreign colleagues.