CEO of Northern Television, Mr. Sarfo Siita Hissan was crowned winner of journalism in Radio, TV and Newspaper award whiles the CEO of Ghana chamber of young entrepreneurs, Mr. Sherrif Gally won an award in Young philanthropist of the Forty Under 40 awards night held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on Saturday, 13th October 2018.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Rigworld and its subsidiary won two awards on the night which included an award in Oil and Gas. Ghana’s Gospel Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle won the music award whiles D. Black won an award in hospitality.
Country Manager of Betway Ghana, Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah was awarded the Sales, Marketing and Advertising accolade alongside the Men’s People’s Choice award. Raashida Saani also scooped two awards in Communications plus the Women’s Choice award.
The Awards Gala which is an initiative of Xodus Communications Limited brought together about 350 guests. The Awards Night is aimed at identifying, honouring and celebrating a cross-section of the nations most influential and accomplished young business leaders under age forty from a wide range of industries, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence and community service and have risen through the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age.
Speaking on the night, Hon. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal advised Young Entrepreneurs to engage government agencies in order to stay in the business for long. He also revealed that plans where far advanced to create a GHC200 million fund to support.
Chief Executive Officer for Xodus Communications, Richard Abbey Jnr said, Xodus Communications Limited would continue to celebrate and give opportunities to the next generation of industry pacesetters whiles building a positive attitude in the youth to strive for excellence at a tender age.
Other awards were handed to various sectors such as banking and finance, health and wellness, human resource and development, education, Insurance, Investment and pensions, law among others.