It was a colorful evening blended with class last Friday at the banquet hall of Best Western Premier Hotel in Accra as the creme of the society gathered together to mark the 10th anniversary of City People Magazine in Ghana, where notable individuals were given special honours.
Dr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana aka Abeiku Santana, CEO of Kaya Tours (Tourism, Hospitality, and Destination Promotion and Management Company) and a Broadcaster, OK FM – Despite Group of Companies, carried the day with the “Media & Tourism Personality” of the Year award.
Sharing his joy, Mr. Tourism, as Abeiku Santana has come to be known, said, “I’m truly and honestly thrilled to receive this award from you. “Media & Tourism Personality” of the year.
“In fact you have given the chance and reason to love and live my tourism and media life better. I thank you sincerely from the bottom of my heart. If my work has made someone’s life better, I give glory to God The Almighty. Thank you City People.”
The event, which was climaxed with a buffet, was put together to mark a decade of the operations of Nigeria’s oldest and biggest weekly celebrity magazine in Ghana. TV host and actress, Selly Galley-Fiawo and actor, Peter Richie anchored the event in the most beautiful manner.
A unique highlight of the evening was honouring ten deserving individuals who have done well in different sectors in the last 10 years. The winners are…
Alhassan Andani (CEO of Stanbic Bank Ghana) – CEO of the Year
Oscar Yao Doe (Chairman Oscar Int. Holdings) – Humanitarian of the Year
Christianah Ekaette Olaoye (CEO, Energy Bank Ghana) – Female CEO of the Year
Richard Kwabena Adjei (MD/CEO, Kasapreko Company Ltd) – Businessman of the Year
Dr. Emma Okeyson (CEO CityLights West Africa) – Corporate Philanthropist of the Year
Nathan Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray) – Media Mogul of the Year
Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban (CEO Rigworld International Services) – Entrepreneur of the year.
Victoria Michaels -Supermodel of the Year
Juliet Ibrahim – Fans’ Favourite Celebrity
Six APPRECIATION/SPECIAL RECOGNITION Honours were also presented at the event. The winners included…
Kwabena Kwabena – Highlife Singer of the Decade
Mimi Andani – Emerging Female Entrepreneur
Anita Erskine – Influential On Air Personality
Victor Ngumah Ihochi – Media/Showbiz Personality
Abeiku Santana – Media/Tourism Personality
Pastor Jude Odim – Social Development
The event was packaged by Blue Synergy Media and powered by Nigerian Eye Newspaper and Ytainment.