Queen Elizabeth awards three Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth awards three Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

-Queen Elizabeth has awarded 3 Ghanaians for being exceptional in their fields

-The award ceremony was held at the Buckingham Palace on June 29

-Many dignitaries including Mo Farah and Prince Harry were at the ceremony

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Three Ghanaians have been recognized and awarded by the Queen of England for their immense contributions in helping improve upon lives and the state of their communities.

Queen Elizabeth awards three exceptional Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

Award winners from Ghana

The Ghanaian awardees, Elijah Amoo Addo, Winnifred Selby and Efua Asibon were among other exceptional performers totaling 60 in number who were selected for the award.

The Ghanaians were part of young leaders across the Commonwealth who were presented with medals by the British Monarch.

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Among the guests who graced the occasion were Prince Harry of the royal family, Sir Mo Farah, an athlete and Liam Payne of One Direction.

Queen Elizabeth awards three exceptional Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

Elijah Amoo Addo arriving for the ceremony

The awardees were acknowledged for using their creativity to inspire others to also become great.

The award ceremony is called the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards. The award recipients were between the ages of 18 and 29 years old.

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According to Elijah Amoo Addo, when it got to his turn to receive his award, he was asked by the Queen if he would like to cook for her and he responded with a “yes”.

Queen Elizabeth awards three exceptional Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth leaving after taking group photo with awardees

Before the award ceremony, the Young Leaders were taken through classes were they were trained and mentored by professionals from the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education.

Queen Elizabeth awards three exceptional Ghanaians at the Buckingham Palace

Dignitaries in a group photo with the awardees in Buckingham Palace

During the same award ceremony last year, Paul-Miki Akpablie was the only Ghanaian to be part of the awardees.

Watch Video of Award Ceremony here:

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