Former minister of local government and rural development, Alhaji Collins Dauda has been adjudged the most dedicated communal servant of Ghana in 2016.
The award which was presented him at the parliament house in Accra was organised by the Confederation of Governance Assessment Institute (COGAI) under the auspices of the Pan-African Eminence Awards.
“I did not know I was being watched. It is necessary to put service first. You’ll attract the necessary recognition later. I cherish this award so much.I thank Allah who created me for this opportunity, President Mahama who nominated me as his Minister and the people of Asutifi South for always electing me as their Member of Parliament,” he revealed.
The Osagyefo Pan-Africa Eminence Awards 2016, is an event organized by the Confederation of Governance Assessment Institute (COGAI), that brings together deserving people, corporate institutions and dignitaries of African descent to be awarded for their meritorious works in the variety of fields they find themselves.
The awards night was designed to promote Pan-Africanism and socialization among people of different backgrounds so as to motivate and award Africans to achieve excellence in their various fields.