Haruna Iddrisu, Salifu Saeed, Dema-Naa, Suhuyini, Farouk Aliu Mahama Honored At 2019 NExA

Several top class personalities in various fields of practice and organizations were honored for the exemplary roles and contributions towards the promotion and development of the Northern Region at this year’s Northern Excellence Awards.

The maiden edition of the awards scheme took place on Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 at the plush Global Dream Hotel in Tamale.

The NExA was instituted by Celebrities Charity Development Foundation (CeChaDeF) to recognize the diverse contribution of some individuals and organizations operating in the Northern Region. 

President Akufo-Addo won the Beacon of Peace and Development award whiles Former president John Dramani Mahama was honored as “Pride of The North”.

Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Hon Haruna Iddrisu was adjudged Outstanding MP of The Decade as the Most Promising Politician went to Farouk Alhaji Aliu Mahama, son of former Vice President and aspiring parliamentary candidate for the Yendi constituency.

The late Dema-Naa, Mohammed Hafiz Choggu and Dr Abdulai Choggu were accorded the Beacon of Peace and Hunanitarian Sevice Honors respectively.

Check Full List of Winners Below:

PRIDE OF THE NORTH –
H. E John Dramani Mahama

Beacon of Peace and Development – H. E Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo

HUMANITARIAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR -H. E. Hajia Samira Bawumia

OUTSTANDING MP OF THE DECADE – Hon. Haruna Iddrisu

LONGEST SERVING MP – Hon. Alban S. Bagbin

OUTSTANDING REGIONAL MINISTER – Hon. Salifu Saeed.

OUTSTANDING DEPUTY MINISTER OF THE YEAR – Hon. Amin Adam

CEO OF THE YEAR – Hassan Tampili

FINANCIAL SECTOR STAR – Dr. Nashiru Issahaku

DISABILITY- RIGHTS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR – Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba

CLIMATE ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR – Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa

MOST PROMISING YOUNG MP – Hon. Alhassan Suhuyini

MOST PROMISING POLITICIAN – Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama

MUSIC STAR OF THE YEAR -.Samini

HUMANITARIAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – Abdul Majeed Waris

BEACON OF PEACE – Mohammed Hafiz Abdullah (late) Dema Naa

PRIDE OF UPPER EAST WOMEN – Hon. Paulina

PRIDE OF NORTH EAST Women -Hajia Lariba Abudu

INVESTOR OF THE YEAR -Doliwura Dr. Abdul Malik Zakaria

HUMANITARIAN STAR – Mohammed Samba

HUMANITARIAN STAR – Ibrahim Abdul-Jalil

Special Recognition Awards

Dr. CHOGGU Abdulai David. For his indefatigable service to humanity.

Hon. Mariam Iddrisu-Sagnarigu MCE. Outstanding female Sagnarigu MCE
for her role in supporting women groups in in her community

Mr Yakubu Yussif
Programs Manager at the business Development Ministry for his role in supporting young entrepreneurs

Alhaji Kalmonia – Humanitarian Politician of the Year

NGO’s category.
Marie Stopes Ghana
Songtaba
Norsaac
Basic Needs
Today’s Women

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