Ziggy Ansah, a Ghanaian NFL star, gets made 'King of Giants' in E/R (Photos)

Ziggy Ansah, a Ghanaian NFL star, gets made 'King of Giants' in E/R (Photos)

- Ghanaian-American NFL player, Ezekiel Nana Ansah, has been made 'King of Giants' at Akropong-Akwapim in the Eastern Region

- The event took place after the star visited Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo to congratulate him for ascending the throne

- Ziggy was given the profound honour for his numerous achievements and philanthropic works

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Ezekiel Nana Ansah, a popular American footballer who originates from Ghana, has been made a 'king' with the name Abrahene (King of Giants) at Akropong-Akwapim in the Eastern Region.

Ameyawdebrah.com indicates that Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo and his elders conferred the title on Ezekiel Nana Ansah, who is popularly known as Ziggy.

This was in appreciation to Ziggy for his numerous achievements and philanthropic works after the star visited the Okuapehene to pay respect and to congratulate him for ascending the throne.

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Powerful photos drop as Ghanaian NFL star Ziggy Ansah gets made 'King of Giants' in E/R

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

It is indicated that Ziggy runs a charity organisation called Ezekiel Ansah Foundation (EAF) that provides philanthropic assistance to the youth of Ghana as well as the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

The American football star has played for the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League (NFL) in the United States of America.

Interestingly, he is a former 'head boy' (senior school prefect) of the Presbyterian Senior High School (Presec), which is the same school Okuapehene attended.

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Powerful photos drop as Ghanaian NFL star Ziggy Ansah gets made 'King of Giants' in E/R

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

In a separate news report, Valentina Mintah, a Ghanaian technology executive, has been elected as an executive member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Graphic.com.gh confirms this is the first time a black female is taking the highly-coveted role since its inception 100 years ago.

The seven-member executive board was announced at the 2020 meeting of the ICC World Council and is the most diverse board in its history.

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