Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh was on Saturday, 23rd December, 2023 named as Most Influential Minister 2023.
The Ghana Leadership award is an annual award scheme that aims at honouring and celebrating personalities for their outstanding and exemplary leadership in field of endeavours in advancing the development of Ghana and Africa at large.
The ceremony which took place at the La-palm Royal Beach Hotel yesterday honoured over 100 extraordinary leaders in the country from all spheres of life of which Dr Aboagye won the National Health Leader Award for 2023.Speaking at the event, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the awards, Professor Emmanuel Nash, said the award, this year honoured individuals who have made a difference in their endeavours to inspire others to emulate their steps as well as those whose exemplary contributions have advanced Ghana’s growth in economic, social, political, health and leadership development.
Some of past winners of this leadership award include President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, Former President John Dramani Mahama, Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kufuor, Mr. Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, Mr Daniel Yaw Domelevo, The Former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan, and Peggy Ama Donkor, among others.
The award was received on behalf of the Minister. It may be recalled that Dr. Prempeh was also named a day earlier at the 5th Ghana Ministers of State Excellence Honours as Minister of the Year 2023 for his sterling performance as Minister for Energy