(Kufuor receiving the latest award from Victoria Olevych(Ukraine Diplomat), looking on from his immediate right Petro Goloveshko(Head of VISA Section MFA-Ukraine), Alfred Alvin Annan(Founder-ISCO), Serhii Olevych(1st Secretary-Consular Section Ukraine Embassy Abuja), and Joyce Kwabi(Director-ISCO) with his spokesman, Frank Agyekum on his immediate left)
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has added another award to the several others he has received for his exemplary leadership skills.
This time around, the Ukrainian Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sports and that country’s State Centre of International Education that has conferred on him the ‘Ukrainian Honorary National Award’.
The award comes days after he received the prize money for the coveted World Food Prize which he received together with his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Lula da Silva, in recognition of exemplary leadership qualities which led to increased food production and the reduction of poverty in their respective countries.
A letter signed by Viacheslav Tymokhin, a Director at the Ukrainian Ministry that accompanied the latest award presented to Mr Kufuor at his private residence, said it was “in recognition of his role in nation building, his interest in providing education, sports, healthcare and democracy to the youth in Ghana.”
The ministry and for that matter the government of that country, assured the former president of the highest consideration.
A representative of the Ukrainian government (Consul Diplomat), Victoria Olevrch, who presented the award to Mr Kufuor on behalf of the Ministry and the International Student Care Organisation (ISCO-Ghana), congratulated him for the achievement.
On his part, Mr Kufuor expressed profound gratitude to the government and people of Ukraine for the honour bestowed on him, promising to champion the cause of humanity till the end of time.
He dedicated the award to the people of Ghana for giving him an opportunity to serve them as president for two consecutive four-year terms to improve the lives of his countrymen.
By Charles Takyi-Boadu-Daily Guide