President Nana Akufo-Addo has received his plaque after being named by Forbes Magazine as the ‘African of the Year’ for 2021.
He received the plaque at the seat of Government on Thursday 9th December 2021 at the Jubilee House in Accra.
In a Facebook post, President Akufo-Addo said “On Thursday, 9th December 2021, I received, officially, the Forbes “African of the Year Award” from Forbes Magazine.
“The President of the US National Bar Association, Judge Carlos E. Moore, also presented a “Lifetime Achievement Award” in recognition of my ‘initiative to provide free quality education to students, which ‘will help with the broader development of Ghana, as highlighted in Goal 4 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals .”
Forbes Africa magazine in its latest issue unveiled on Friday 3 December 2021 named President Akufo-Addo as the African of the Year.