Dr Okrah adjudged Ghana’s Most Respected CEO in Youth Dev’t
Dr Andy Osei Okrah with Mrs Ursular Owusu-Ekuful,(second fromright), His wife,
Alice and daughter Hilary (right)after the award.
Founder of Young Professionals and Youth Coalition (YPYC), Dr. Andy Osei Okrah, has been adjudged Ghana’s Most Respected CEO in Youth Development at the sixth edition of the Ghana industry CEO awards, 2023 held in Accra.
Dr Okrah, also a philanthropist emerged winner out of a keenly contested category thereby confirming a pre-event prediction which was largely credited to his decade long countrywide youth activism.
The YPYC is a youth development-oriented Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with focus on transformational leadership, entrepreneurship and career development
Organisers of the prestigious award congratulated Dr. Okrah on his convincing victory saying “an overwhelming majority of voters, in an exit poll, confirmed their confidence in the YPYC Founder as a credible individual whose youth-driven organisation could be trusted to champion and sustain youth-biased policies and programmes.”
Fellow award winners and competitors in other categories also commended Dr Okrah for his unwavering campaign to promote youth welfare and empowerment.
On his part, Dr Okrah commended organisers for the opportunity and recognition, and promised voters who reposed confidence in his leadership style that, “we will not relent in youth advocacy and activism.”
He said YPYC will continue to promote gender equality, youth empowerment, employment, leadership and inclusion in the decision-making process.
Recently, Dr Andy Okrah also received a Transformational Leadership award from the Humanitarian Awards Global (HAG) for his philanthropic and humanitarian services to humanity especially in youth leadership development.
By Jemima Esinam Kuatsinu