The maiden edition of the Northern Excellence Awards (NExA) is set to recognize distinguished Individuals and Organizations who are significantly contributing to the socio-
economic development of the Northern Ghana.
The Northern Excellence Awards is an initiative of Celebrities Charity Development Foundation (CeChaDeF), a Non-Governmental Organisation.
The maiden edition of NExA ceremony will be held at Global Dream Hotel on Independence
Day, 6th March, 2019.
In an interview with the media, Board Chairman of the Northern Excellence Awards, Mr. Abdul Latif Alhassan revealed the development-oriented merit awards scheme seeks to recognize hardworking individuals, brands and organizations like Entrepreneurs, Corporate Institutions, Politicians, Social and Humanitarian Organizations amongst others who are excelling in their various field of endeavours.
Mr. Abdul Latif mentioned that the Northern Excellence Awards 2019 will honour and celebrate more deserving individuals in the following categories;
PRIDE OF THE NORTH
HUMANITARIAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING MP OF THE DECADE
LONGEST SERVING MP
OUTSTANDING REGIONAL MINISTER
OUTSTANDING DEPUTY MINISTER OF THE YEAR
CEO OF THE YEAR
FINANCIAL SECTOR STAR
DISABILITY- RIGHTS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
CLIMATE ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR
MOST PROMISING YOUNG MP
MOST PROMISING POLITICIAN
STAR OF THE YEAR
HUMANITARIAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
BEACON OF PEACE
PRIDE OF UPPER EAST WOMEN
PRIDE OF NORTH EAST
INVESTOR OF THE YEAR
5 SOCIAL WORK AND NGO CATEGORIES
Mr. Alhassan however made a clarion call to all corporate organizations working in Northern
Ghana to support the Northern Excellence Awards which will promote peace and encourage
more individuals and organizations to work towards the development of the Northern
Ghana to bridge the gap between North and South.
Co-founder of NExA Miss Teefa Npanko Fuseini added the ceremony will also bring together
top notch celebrities and corporate organizations to share ideas on how to collaborate and
support the development of the North with the creation of the new regions.