ACCA Awards: Legon Alumnus and Student Top Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ Examination

ACCA Awards: Legon Alumnus and Student Top Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ Examination

  • Richard Asubonteng, a past student of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), emerged as the Overall Best Candidate in Strategic Business Reporting
  • He topped candidates who sat for the recently ended ACCA examination in his field at the ACCA Future Members Awards on Saturday
  • Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo, an undergraduate at UGBS, came first in Financial Reporting in Ghana and 11th worldwide

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A former student of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) and an undergraduate student of the establishment were honoured at the ACCA Future Members Awards on November 12.

Legon alumnus and student win awards.
Photos of Richard Asubonteng and Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo. Credit: Ugbs.ug.edu.gh.
Source: UGC

Richard Asubonteng is Overall Best Candidate

Richard Asubonteng, an alumnus of UGBS, was named the overall best graduate in Strategic Business Reporting of the recently ended Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examination in Accra, Ghana.

The prodigy emerged 18th out of a total number of 9,786 candidates worldwide, said the university.

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Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo is first in Financial Reporting

Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo, an undergraduate at UGBS, received three honours at the ACCA Future Members Awards, where he emerged as the first in Financial Reporting in Ghana and 11th worldwide.

He also won first in Financial Management in Ghana and 23rd worldwide, and first for Taxation-UK in Ghana and 23rd globally.

Otoo promised to win additional accolades by making the Business School proud again in the upcoming Tertiary Business Sense Challenge Quiz next year.

Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo is first in Financial Management in ACCA's AAA examination.
Photo of Derrick Kofi-Arthur Otoo. Credit: ugbs.ug.edu.gh.
Source: UGC

EMY Africa Awards 2022: Ibrahim Mahama Adjudged Man of the Year

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that the founder of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama, has been adjudged Man of the Year at the prestigious seventh EMY Africa Awards.

Mahama, who is behind the largest indigenous-owned mining company in West Africa, is also the owner of Dzata Cement Limited.

The distinguished gentleman was honoured for his positive impact in diverse fields at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on Saturday.

Ibrahim Mahama to Mentor Talented Ghanaian Teenager

Aside from his multiple businesses, the businessman is known for his philanthropic gestures toward the needy in society.

Not long ago, Mahama made headlines when he offered to mentor Solomon Atimbiri, the talented Ghanaian teenager who built a moving excavator and other trucks.

The 17-year-old grabbed the attention of major eyeballs after a video spotlighting his works gained traction on social media.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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