Believe in yourselves and gather the confidence to change your situations-VP Bawumia to Ghanaian youth

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The vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has encouraged the youth of the country to believe in themselves, their capabilities and develop the confidence that will bring about the necessary change, no matter how small.

He said ‘’the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo believes that every young person should be given the opportunity to develop their true potential and to learn things and skills that will give them a better chance in life.’’

Dr. Bawumia was speaking during the presentation of Gold Awards to some 184 young Ghanaians at the 2018 Head of State Award-Ghana programme, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh Awards at the Jubilee house.

Also in attendance was Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, United Kingdom who is in the country for an official visit.

Founded in the United Kingdom by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1956, the Duke of Edinburgh Award is a youth awards programme that has since expanded to 144 nations.

The awards recognize adolescents and young adults for completing a series of self-improvement exercises modeled on Kurt Hahn’s solution to the “Six Declines of Modern Youth”. The Award was introduced in Ghana in 1967.

The vice president congratulated the awardees and encouraged them to even do better.




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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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