Yes, we know that a Diplomat’s career entails a lot. It is a serious job with numerous functions.
The main functions of Diplomats are: “representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending State; initiation and facilitation of strategic agreements; treaties and conventions; promotion of information; trade and commerce; technology; and friendly relations,” according to Wikipedia.
Having previously served as Ambassador of Ghana to Japan with concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Singapore from 2001 to 2008, the 19th Ghana Ambassador to the United States of America, His Excellency Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah is aware that, aside signing all the agreements on behalf of his country, there is also a time for not so serious activities … like dancing.
You may disagree with the above assertion but if you are aware of the duties of an Ambassador, one thing is certain – dancing is definitely off the table. But Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah can actually dance and he does so effortlessly.
As the Special Guest of Honor at the Annual Dinner Dance and Fundraising organized by the Ghana Association of Pittsburgh, the Ambassador opened the dancing floor and oh, he actually stole the night. For his age, his dancing moves were topnotch. His moves were so apt and his intermittent spinning and turning can certainly reduce traffic on the National Highway 1 (N1-Highway) in Accra, Ghana.
As a point, the Ambassador thought some of his moves were ridiculous and I concur too. Watch the video below captured by Ghana Gist TV at the event and let me know if you agree too. Well, all work and no play makes …