Nine Ghanaians up for Baobab Awards in Nigeria
Nine Ghanaians will be awarded at the Baobab Awards that will be in Nigeria later this month.
The Baobab Awards is a project of Nigerian Komolafe Omutunde. It is held to celebrate great minds and achievers who promote African art and culture.
It will be held at the National Museum, 2 JK Randle Street, Onkian, Lagos, Nigeria on September 17, 2016.
Nine Ghanaians will be awarded on that day and they include Gamel Sankarl, Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong, Bertha Wensah, Emmanuel Arthur, Oswald Okaitei, Sylvanus Bedzrah, Rosaline Abigail Kyere-Nartey, Vera Adu Amaning and Wilson Amooro.
Vera is a fashion designer who works with Adu Amani Klothing, Bertha is a trainer who helps children to unleash their creative writing abilities, while Emmanuel Arthur is a playwright, drama director and a forensic scientist in training.
Sylvanus Bedzra is an award-winning student author, Wilson Amooro is a nurse, author and social entrepreneur; Oswald is an award-winning playwright and poet and a human biologist by training; Gamel Sankarl is an award-winning author, speaker and ‘poetivator.
Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong is a poet and an editor. She works with Citi FM as a producer, editor, broadcast presenter and brand strategist.
The nine will go to Nigeria on the said date to receive their awards.
By: Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong/citifmonline.com/Ghana
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