- Osei Kwame Despite has won the African Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2021 African Achievers Awards
- Despite was named winner at a ceremony held at the Kensington Palace in London on Friday, December 10
- The businessman's son, Kennedy Osei, received the award on his behalf
Business mogul Osei Kwame Despite has been named the African Entrepreneur of the Year 2021.
Despite was adjudged winner at the 2021 African Achievers Awards held on Friday, December 10, 2021.
The awards ceremony which happens to be the 11th edition was held at the Kensington Palace in London.
The business mogul's award was received on his behalf by his son, Kennedy Osei, and Despite Media Managing Director Fadda Dickson.
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Kennedy shared photos from the ceremony on his Instagram page.
The photos showed Kennedy posing with the citation and plaque after receiving the award while also taking photos with Fadda Dickson and others.
Sharing the photos, Kennedy revealed that he was honoured to have received the award on behalf of his father.
"An honour to represent my mentor, my dad, and boss, DR OSEI KWAME (DESPITE) as Africa Entrepreneur of the Year at the 11th African Achievers Awards held at the Kensington Palace in the UK. In all things, we give thanks to the Lord . For God and country," he wrote.
The announcement of the award by Kennedy has stirred laods of congratulatory messages for his father.
"I knew it was only a matter of time. This is the result of your hard work , efforts , fearless spirit, benevolence, innovation , creativity, humility and the fear of God. We are grateful to God...Bravo Dr Osei Kwame Despite the world stage is a stepping stone for you."
"Congratulations to Dr Osei Kwame(Despite)- Co founder of Best Point Savings and Loans. We are very proud of your achievement."
"Congrats to Dad and a big congrats to you for following dad's footsteps ."
"Congratulations Dr Osei Kwame Despite ."
Despite grows beard
Meanwhile, the businessman and Peace FM owner Osei Kwame Despite was recently spotted with a brand new look in one of his latest videos.
Despite who is known to always have a clean-shave face was growing a beard as he attended a recent event at East Legon.
The video of Despite's beard look got many social media users commenting and reacting with surprise and admiration.
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