Heroes Two former IGPs, Duffuor, others receive state honours

Former Finance Minister, Kwabena Agyepong and some twenty-six others are also part of the awardees.

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Former Inspector General of Police Mohammed Alhassan and his predecessor Paul Tawiah Quaye have received national honours from the state.

Former Finance Minister, Kwabena Duffuor and some twenty-six others are also part of the awardees.

President John Mahama conferred the awards on the 28 dignitaries for distinguishing themselves in various fields of endeavor during the National Honours and  Award Ceremony in Accra.

Former Finance Minister, Kwabena Duffuor play

Former Finance Minister, Kwabena Duffuor

 

According to President Mahama, "For those that we notice and award we do so to serve as a stimulus to others to place national service to humanity above self...the life stories of these Ghanaian men and women are part of the larger Ghanaian story."

He said the honour will inspire others to emulate such patriots of the land.

The awardees were selected for their commitment and service to the nation at the District and National levels, and across various sectors of the economy.

Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament play

Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament

 

The awardees include the Speaker of Parliament Edward Doe Adjaho, former chief of staff, Henry Martey-Newman.

Others awarded at the event held at the State House include former Justice of the Supreme Court Justice Samuel Dateh-Baah, Speaker of Parliament, Doe Adjaho, former Finance Minister, Dr. Kwesi Botchway and Agogohene, Nana Akuako Sarpong.

Former IGP, Mohammed Alhassan play

Former IGP, Mohammed Alhassan

 

Others are former Chief of Defence Staff Lt. Gen. Peter Augustine Blay (Rtd), former Chief of Staff Henry Martey Newman, Nana Ato Dadzie, and Ato Ahwoi.

Mr Mahama also urged Ghanaians to remain committed to the cause of national development.

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