Ghana Muslims Achievers Awards launched, nominees announced 

The main aim of the awards is to recognize and reward people from Zongos who are  contributing to national development.

 

The first edition of the first Ghana Muslims Achievers Awards  has been launched inside Nima on Tuesday.

Organizers of the event Sukura Concepts who are known for promoting socio-economic development, empowerment of society through the powerful tool of film and theater productions disclosed that the Ghana Muslims Achievers Awards (GMAA) seeks to correct the wrong perception of Ghanaians about the zongo communities and celebrate hard working individuals who are known to have grown or still in the zongo communities.

The main aim of the awards is to recognize and reward people from Zongos who are  contributing to national development.

Also to Inspire and motivate younger generation to emulate such contributions for national growth and finally to Promote and deepen national integration, cohesion and support for Muslim causes.

The Ghana Muslims  Awards are in two (2) categories – Lifetime Achievement Awards & General Awards.

According to them the lifetime awards are non-voting and nominees are carefully selected by event organizers and Award Board to celebrate iconic personalities and entities for outstanding contribution to national life while the general awards are public voting-based awards. They are open to Ghanaian Muslims who are nominated.

Below is the full list of the nominees and Nominations for the GMAA. The Public can vote using the short code 1446.

NONE VOTING CATEGORY

1. Lifetime Achievement Award (Individual Honoree);

2. Lifetime Achievement Award (Corporate/Entrepreneur)

3. Lifetime Achievement Award (Education)

4. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Sports and Entertainment)

5. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Civil Servant/Public Servant)

VOTING CATEGORY

6.  Lifetime Achievement Awards (Zongo Chief)

7. Business of the Year (non-Muslim owned business yet having undertaken numerous CSR support for Muslim causes

8. Sports Personality of the Year

9. Creative Arts Personality of the Year (Music, Movie)

10. Media Personality of the Year

11. Muslim Programme of the Year

12. Muslim NGO of the year

13. Political Personality of the Year

14. Social Activist of the Year

15. Female Personality of the Year

16. Muslim of the year

Abul Faidi Khaleefah Jaloo

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