The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo has been named the Forbes African of the year for 2021. This announcement was made on the official Twitter page of the American ranking giant, revealing their latest print issue containing a one on one special with the president.
“Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s President, has repositioned the country in the global marketplace as one reliant on its own resources and strengths. Get your copy of FORBES AFRICA and read an exclusive interview with [him]”, the post reads.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was adjudged the ‘2020 African of the Year’. Previous winners have been Rwandan President Paul Kagame (2018) and African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina (2019).
After the first consignment of the Covishield / Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine arrived in Ghana the president of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo was the first Ghanaian to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in a bid to assure the general populace on the effectiveness and the harmlessness of the vaccines on the 2nd of March 2021.
His Excellency has also been directly involved in a lot of local and international diplomatic activities to promote bilateral cooperation and to establish Ghana’s international standing in tourism, investments and many other aspects of national development.
The announcement has been met with a lot of approval from the general Ghanaian public.