The Global Leadership Training Organisation has given awards of recognition to 19 persons and two institutions for their various roles played in ensuring leadership integrity in the West African Sub-region.
The awardees were given citations and plaques in honour of their exceptional leadership skills in their field of activity, at a colorful ceremony held during the opening service of the ‘7th More than Leadership Conference’, in Accra.
Her Ladyship, Chief Justice Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood, was awarded for her significant achievement and Dzifa Ativor, Deputy Minister for Transport, was also given a citation of appreciation.
Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah, Rev. Dr. Fred Deegbe, Rev. Dr. Paul H. Dsane and Rev. Dr. Steve Asante were decorated with the Global Award for Apostolic/ Pastoral Excellence.
Media achievers including Abeiku Santana, John Ackom Asante and Sweet Melodies FM were awarded with Global Excellence for Media Leadership while the Global Excellence Awards for statesmanship went to Hon. Samuel Atta Kyea, Dr. Edward Mahama and Joseph Siaw Agyepong.
Others were Kwame Macafui, Global Excellence award for Missions, Felix Nyarko Pong, and Global Excellence Award for Exceptional Corporate Leaders, Rev. Victor Brew, William Dontoh Ministry Excellence Award and Unibank, Global Excellence Award for Best Corporate Leadership.
Lawyer Amegatcher and Vitus Azeem were honored with Global Excellence Award for Integrity in Leadership and Mrs. Akwafo, Jude Hama and Apostle Washington were presented with the Global Excellence Award for Christian service.
Some of the recipients of the awards expressed their appreciation for the honour done them.
Abeiku Santana, who was awarded for his excellent leadership in the media, said, “It is an encouragement to the youth that we can also aspire to excellence and precision so am very happy and grateful.”
Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah also expressed his gratitude to the organizers of the awards and urged people in leadership position to uphold integrity in the position they have been placed.
He said, “Service to mankind is the number one key that must be upheld by all.”
Rev. Gregg T. Johnson, founder of Global Leadership Training Organisation, said the conference, themed ‘How The Mighty Have Fallen; Lessons Of Leadership From The Life Of King Saul’, would deal with the pitfalls that threatened every leader.
He said the five-day event would help participants recognize the dangers of leadership and position themselves as a capable, credible, trustworthy leader qualified for greatness in the will of God.
“It is a serious training event to dig deep into the soil of your heart and equip you for the next level of leadership,” Rev Gregg said.