Dr. Francis Poku Honoured

Dr. Francis Poku
Dr. Francis Poku
Dr. Francis Poku
Dr. Francis Poku

The President of MOBA (Mfantsipim Old Boys Association) National, Ebusuapanyin Dr. Francis Poku is to be honoured at this year?s Mfantsipim National Fund Raising Dinner Dance Awards night to be held at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) on Friday, August 22nd, 2014.

Dr. Francis Poku a dentist by profession who has held office as the National President of (MOBA) for 17 years (1997-2014) will be honored for his Exemplary Leadership, Dedication and Valor, towards promoting the Mfantsipim Brand over the years through his leadership role in shepherding the affairs of Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA).

A student of the school (MOBA 1955), Ebusuapanyin Dr. Francis Poku succeeded the late president, lawyer E.D.Kom in 1997 having held the chairmanship position of the School?s P.T.A from 1990-1997; a member of the Mfantsipim School?s Board of Governors (1996-2002) and President of the Rotary Club of Osu in 1997.

Dr. Francis Poku after obtaining his ?O? levels at the Mfantsipim School in 1955 proceeded to Britain and entered Woolwich Polytechnic for a pre-medical course in dentistry and graduated with Bachelors degree in dentistry in 1965.

Since returning to Ghana, Dr. Poku has received a number of awards including the fellowship of the International College of Dentist (ICD), a Fellow of the Ghana Dental Association (GDA) both in 2012, a Fellow of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA ? 2002) and a recipient of the Lifetime Gold Medical and Dental Council (MDC) in April 2007 for service rendered for dental profession in Ghana.

Ebusuapanyin Dr. Poku an ardent sportsman excelled as a member of the school?s football team and hockey team which in 1954 defeated all schools in Ghana.

He played cricket as well for the Sarbah House and was once a junior champion hurdler.

Next month?s national event being hosted by the 1984 Sponsoring Year Group of Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA) under the theme: ?Let?s Begin to Dream Again for Mfantsipim,? will be held at the Main Foyer of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) with A. B. Crentsil and Paapa Yankson, two famous artists performing.

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