The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Asokore Mampong,Hon Kennedy Kwasi Kankam,has been adjudged the most outstanding Metropolitan,Municipal and District Chief Executive (MMDCE) in the Ashanti region.
Hon.Kankam who doubles as the Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Nhyiaeso constituency within the Kumasi Metropolis was named most outstanding MMDCE at the 2023 Career Excellence Awards (CEA) held at Prempeh Assembly hall-Kumasi on Friday,5th May,2023.
The Asokore Mampong MCE was given a plaque and a citation for the award which reads “This citation is to recognize your career of meritorious achievement and outstanding contributions to the progress of your community and Ashanti region. You are indeed an icon of instrumentation and measurement in your field of work. Ayeko!
Final results of the voting by the General public.
Hon.Kennedy Kwasi Kankam obtained overwhelmingly Six Thousand five hundred and Sixty-eight (6568) votes as compared to his other four (4) MMDCEs who made it to the nomination.
Hon Kennedy Kwasi Kankam receiving the award with him is his kids and delegation from Asokore Mampong Assembly who accompanied him to the awards night
Hon.Robert Kwakye had 4,679 votes to emerge as first runner-up whiles Hon.Dr.Maurice Jonas Woode also obtaining 2,104 Votes to place the third position.
Hon Kankam in an interview with Journalists
Hon.Clement Opoku Gyamfi and Hon.Opoku Agyemang Bonsu had 125 and 5 votes respectively in an opened voting by the general public to nominate the most outstanding MMDCE in Career Excellence Awards 2023 the under auspices an internationally acclaimed Non-Governmental organization ,DOMFO FOUNDATION founded in 2010 in USA and GHANA and formally known as touchmyheart Foundation.
Hon Kennedy Kwasi Kankam with Alhaji Aliu Salis,the winner of most outstanding building contractor award
The colorful Career Excellence Conference & award night which was graced by Nananom including Nana Yaa Asantewaa II, Ejisumanhemaa, clergymen, businessmen and women among other dignitaries also saw the award of several personalities from different sectors of the economy.
In an interview with Hon.Kankam, he expresses his profound gratitude to the Almighty God for the honour done him.
He thanked the general public for voting for him as the most outstanding MMDCE for Ashanti region.
He dedicated the award to the management & staff of Asokore Mampong and his family among others for their support since he assumed the office as MCE. in 2021.
The MCE also thanked the organizers for recognizing his contribution to the society.
He used the opportunity to urge young entrepreneurs to learn from the other entrepreneurs who had made it in life.
He cautioned Ghanaian youth to desist from get-rich quickly mentality but cultivate the spirit of humility to learn from the elderly in whatever field or career they aspire to be in all their endeavours.
Over thirty-eight(38) personalities receive awards during the ceremony.
The most outstanding Assembly member for Ashanti region went to Hon.Tahiru Dawuda,Mr.Gabriel Asamoah received the most outstanding entrepreneur award, Mr.Mutawakil Hindu won the most outstanding banker in Ashanti region,Mr.JamesAkwasi Donkor grabbed the most outstanding philanthropist award.
The rest are ,Mr.Collins Atta Poku,the most outstanding sports presenter award,Nana Ama Ampomah,the Ashanti regional NPP Women’s organizer won the most aspiring female politician in the Ashanti region among others.