GUBA Awards 2019: Sarkodie, Samini, others perform, see winners.
The 2019 edition of the prestigious GUBA Awards USA was held barely a week ago. The event took place at the Taj Pierre, New York Thursday, 26 September 2019. The awards night had the honor of hosting the President of the republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo who was also honored with a citation for his effort in Diaspora mobilization and the first lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo=Addo, graced the occasion.
The event also saw special appearances as well as great performances from Sarkodie, Samini, Danny Glover, and Sheryl Lee Ralph. The GUBA Awards aimed at celebrating excellence, gave awards to individuals and organisations for their achievements their various fields.
Below is the entire list of honors given on the night:
Right to Dream USA for Charity of the Year
54 Kingdoms for Creative Influencer
Kwame Akoto-Bamfo for Influential Artist of the Year
Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology
Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation for Ghanaian Association of the Year
Black Star Awards were given to accomplished honorees celebrating their accomplishments, including:
Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution to Medicine Award
Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award
Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award
Simon Fuller – Public Service Award
Nicholas Jason Osei Buamah – Young and Talented Award
Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement Award
Rachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award
Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award
Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award
Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award
President Nana Akufo-Addo : Citation For his efforts in Diaspora mobilisation