UWR: Ahmed Benning emerges most inspirational youth for 2018 at Youth and Mentors Achiever’s Awards

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The Deputy Secretary General of the Pan African Youth Union, Ahmed Benning has emerged as the most inspirational youth for 2018 at the just ended youth mentors achiever’s awards, upper west regional edition.

The Youth and Mentors Achiever’s Awards is an initiative of the National youth Authority to celebrate and award exceptional youth for their work and accomplishments in specific fields.

The awards have seen the likes of Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, Mr. Alban Bagbin, Dr. Benjamin Kumbour, Dr. Rashid Pelpuo, Alhaji Abdul Rahaman Abubakar also known as Alhaji Short, and many other prominent sons and daughters of the region in the fields of politics, academia, development and business among others.

The event honours youth and Mentors and this years’ which is the 9th in the series was held at hospitality centre, Jirapa Dubai at Jirapa in the Upper West Region and saw deserving youth and Mentors who have distinguished themselves in leadership, business, academia, and professional life receiving awards and recognition.

Other awardees for this year include Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, Mr. Faruk Bandanaa, the DCE for Wa west and a host of others.

See below, a brief profile of Mr. Ahmed Beening

Bening Ahmed is a self-motivated and hardworking young man with a firm resolve to break new grounds, he has the ability to stimulate potentials in team work, strong inter personal skills, achieve optimum results with little direction, deep thinker, achiever of results under pressure and able to identify easily within corporate/institutional goals and vision.

He has great interest in Politics, Youth development, community mobilization and field work, Geo-politics, Creativity, Research, and Building Networks.

He has been involved in youth development work since 2007,

Mr Ahmed Bening is currently the Deputy Secretary General for the Pan African Youth Union (PYU). He has served on several international committees including the International Organizing Committees of three successive world youth festivals, Russia 2017, Ecuador 2013 and South Africa 2010.

Between 2013 and 2015, he served as Secretary General of West Africa Youth Organization.  He has served as vice president of Africa Speaks, Deputy Commissioner for Great Run Africa, Programs Director at the All Africa Students Union, Education and democratization Secretary for the National U ion of Ghana Students.

Mr. Bening has extensive travel experience across the world and has visited over 35 countries in Africa engaging and mobilizing young people.

He is committed to youth empowerment and pan Africanism as a driving force for Africa’s rapid Socio-Economic development.

Source: BestNewsGH.com



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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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