Honourable Kennedy Agyapong, the renowned; Politician, Businessman, and a Philanthropist will be honoured at the 5th Annual 3G Awards in New York slated for Saturday, September 26th, 2015. The 3G Annual Awards is one of the most high profile African events in America.
Popularly known worldwide; as “Akompreko” is also an Alumni of Adisadel College, Winneba Secondary School and Fordham University, New York. Here is his biography;
- He is the MP for Assin Central from 2000-Present, (Assin Central used to be Assin North, until 2012)
- He is an anti-corruption campaigner who is noted for bringing the famous Woyome Saga to light
- He has consistently and fearlessly spoken the truth about the rot going on in our country.
- He has built 74 schools and 12 markets for his constituency and continues to engage the people in other aspects of development
- Hon. Ken is the CEO of KenCity Group of Companies which comprises of 13 companies stretching from media, cold stores to Real Estate.
- He is most proud of his philanthropic work: helping and taking care of people. He has provided 2000 Scholarships to needy students from primary through Tertiary education in his constituency and about 300 more to students outside his constituency.
- He has organized fund raisers for victims of natural disasters like the Ashiaman flood victims,, and the June 3rd Flood victims
- He famously donated his salary as an MP to the Assin Hospital, so needy sick people could access health care for free.
- He has also made donations to the Tamale, Nkwanta and Volta Regional Hospitals
- He is also noted for donating money to the Haiti Victims in 2009-2010 Haitian disaster.
The venue of the awards ceremony will take place in the Bronx at PAK Banquet Hall, 4229 Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10457, USA, off Tremont Ave. The doors will open at 5:00pm with reception and networking going on until 7:00pm. This will be followed by the first face; the awards/dinner and dancing until 11:00pm.
Leading artistes who will entertain at the 2015 ceremony are: Award-winning gospel music star, Steve Kelly; US/Ghana sensational gospel music star; Ewuraba Nyamekye; Matu Saye; Hiplife Sensation, 2Shy; Ghanaian trumpeter Francis Akrofi- the “Louis Armstrong of Africa”; Minister Ike from Canada , Elisante, Praise Dance King, Nana NYC, Kwesould, 6 heavy hitters/ DJs and a live performance by The Ghanaian Catholic Community Church Live Band.
Some of the personalities also attending this great event are; His Royal Majesty; King Odaifio, Welentsi III, Paramount Chief of Nungua Traditional Area, Nii Botwe Laryea II, The Dzaasetse, New York Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Boxing Legend, Hon. Bernard Quantson, Consul General, Ghana Mission and former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion of the world, Mr. Michael Spinks Boxing Judge/Hall Famer; Lynne Carter, Mr. Tommy Smyth of ESPN, World renowned motivated Speaker and Life Coach, Albert Mensah, King David of “Ayefe notse” fame, other honorees; Bishop Antwi Boasiako, Pastor Lord Boadu, Rev. Anane Agyei, Actor Bernard Aduse Poku, Daniel Agyei (Kuwait Shipping), Roselyn Ngissah, Shatta Wale, Tiffanyand many dignitaries.
We are proud to have Delta Air Lines as our official Sponsor/Airliner, Prestige Travel & Tours as Official Travel Agent; Dinner provided by Accra Restaurant,NY Cocktail by Chef Q, Decoration by Ike; Heavenly Jic. There are various other organizations also participating, namely: The Edusei Foundation, UNESCO NY Chapter, African Women for Good Governance, Joy Herbal Center,The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana, Investigroup Foundation, Affum Darkwah Mission International and www.safewaternetwork.org that was co-founded in 2006 by late Paul Newman. Safewater has offices in Accra, Ghana and New Delhi, India.
3G Media is affiliated with media houses that include; Global Media Alliance Group (gmaworld.com) Ghanaweb.com,myjoyonline.com,modernghana.com, peacefmonline.com, Amansanradio.com, Afrikan Post, The New Ghanaian, The Christian Journal, Ghana Tourism Coach, Highliferadio.com and others. The African community should come out in force to support the event. A magazine for the program will be published.
A brief ceremony will be held commemorating the 15th anniversary in showbiz for the 3G Mogul, His Excellency Charles N.Ntiamoah-Mensah (Mr. CNN), the CEO/Founder & Executive Producer of the 3G Awards.
Advance tickets are now on sale; $75, VIP, $35 Regular, the first 50 people will pay the advance ticket rate at the door by 6pm. It cost more afterwards so hurry, tables for ten are available. Dinner will be served by the famous Accra Restaurant, Decor by Heavenly JIC. A bar will be opened to purchase your favorite hot liquors. Red carpet coverage by Portia Asare and Flipman,MC and Radio Personality. The MC is Ageorgia, co-host; Juliet Amoah; Sound by Paradise Sounds; DJs; Elove, Prince Paul,Dynamic, Naya; Albert; Slim, Jeff and Hollywood. Red carpet by Portia Asare & Flipman(Robert Affel Bedu), Lights, Camera, Action, coverage to be featured on 3gmediaonline, Peacefmonline, ghanaweb, ETV, Playboy Magazine, Irap TV, Sahara TV, NY Times and more!!
Sponsored by Joy Industries, Edusei Foundation and Investigroup. Inbox me for ticket reservations. Donations is accepted to support a good cause. Tax number available if needed.