MUSIGA PRESIDENT BICE OSEI KUFFOUR RECIEVES AWARD
The President of the Musicians Union of Ghana, Bice Osei Kuffour aka Obour has been honored with the Humanitarian and Leadership Award by the EBLCA Awards for his relentless contribution to the nation.
According to the Executive Director of Ecclesiastical Bishops and Leaders Conference of Africa (EBLCA), Prince Kofi Nyantakyi, the MUSIGA President’s award is based on his work as a National Tuberculosis Ambassador, a Road Safety Ambassador and a Climate Change Champion for the British Council in addition to being an Executive Icon of Youth Icons Africa.
In addition to this, Prince Nyantakyi said the board of the E. B. L. C. A decided to confer the Humanitarian and Leadership Award to Bice Osei Kuffour in view of his work on a number of executive and advisory boards such as the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), the School of Performing Arts of the University of Ghana, the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) and the National Commission on Culture (N. C. C).
The organizers of the awards scheme also cited the MUSIGA President’s “Obour-For-the-Girl-Child” and the Ghana Reads campaign which seeks to promote reading and support the under privileged girl child both financially and morally to take up education as a priority.
On his part, the MUSIGA President expressed his appreciation to the organizers and urged other creative arts practitioners to use their celebrity status to take up social issues that will impact positively on society.
The EBLCA Africa Humanitarian Awards is a program rising from the desire to recognize individuals and organizations who have distinguished themselves through outstanding lives that reflect their dedication to the highest principles of humanity. The award celebrates Africans who are devoted to the welfare of humanity and it seeks to instill a vision of benevolence, persistence in purpose and prudential actions.
The EBLCA Awards is in the Education, Leadership, Health, Human Rights and Community Service categories. Nominees for the awards must be humanitarians who embrace the common moral decencies such as altruism, integrity, freedom, justice, honesty, truthfulness, responsibility and compassion. They must also respect human diversity and improve the lives of those in need through selfless, courageous, creative and compassionate acts among others.