Akosua wins ‘My Area Code’reality show
It was a night filled with drama and excitement as Akosua Nkrumah Boafoah was crowned winner of the Season 7of My Area Code Reality show which took place in Accra last week.
The show is centred on the challenges faced by communities and affords youth the platform to find solutions to such problems.
The Reality Show is an inter-community competition where contestants represent their communities or cities instead of regions.
Akosua, winner of season 7 went home with a cheque of GH¢30,000 of which GH¢5,000 being cash is for her project while the remainder in a form of products and services.
She received additional goodies including a year medical treatment from Green field Scientific Herbal Clinic, free beauty services from Ecla Hair and Spa, Cleaning products from Givers Clean Care, Shopping Vouchers from Friendly Mall , plus one Weekend stay at Treasure Island and City escape hotel.
The package comes together with a Mentorship and Entrepreneurship programmes from D. A Multimedia and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Akousa’s project as winner would highlight how stealing can be reduced in her community, Laterbiokorshie, and embark on a ‘Light up Laterbiokoshie’ a project that seek to create more street lights in the Laterbiokorshie enclave to reduce theft cases.
She would be working directly with the Member of Parliament in her community alongside the police to have enough patrol team to achieve this and institute vocational skills training for the youth.
My Area Code Reality TV Show is a community focused television reality show aired on GHOne TV and DSTV Channel 361 at 2pm every Saturday from June 5 to September 4, 2021.
This year’s season dubbed “Coded Edition” had contestants including Nuella from Korle-Gonno, Akosua representing Laterbiokorshie, Pamela, from Kasoa, P.k from Ashaiman, and Scott from Jamestown making it to the finals.
By Nii Arday Ankrah