2023 Ghana’s Strongest: Ghanaian Godfred Akolbila Wins Contest, Receives Brand-New Car And GH¢10,000

2023 Ghana’s Strongest: Ghanaian Godfred Akolbila Wins Contest, Receives Brand-New Car And GH¢10,000

  • Ghanaian Godfred Akolbila has been adjudged winner of Ghana’s Strongest contest after an exceptional performance
  • The tenacious fitness enthusiast triumphed after trying for seven years, surpassing the odds to earn the 2023 medal
  • He received several dazzling prizes, including a brand-new car, GH¢10,000 cedis, and other rewards

Ghanaian athlete Godfred Akolbila has won the 2023 Ghana’s Strongest contest after defeating his fierce contenders.

He won after his exceptional performance in a series of staggering challenges, including the Truck Pull, Jumbo Deadlift, Superset Bench Press, Giant Tyre Flip, and Aboboyaa Deadlift.

Photos of Godfred Akolbila.
Ghanaian Godfred Akolbila wins 2023 Ghana’s Strongest contest. Photo credit: TV3 Ghana.
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Akolbila was among the competitors from across the country who pushed themselves to the utmost in the fiercely contested battle, said 3news.

The inspiring Akolbila

The event, which came off at the Obra Spot, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, saw Akolbila emerge triumphant after his seventh year of participation, which affirms his resilience and commitment to his aspirations.

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''To give up was never an option. Nothing is impossible, and that's exactly what happened. Never give up on your dreams,'' he said in a post on Instagram.

Akolbila's winning prizes

For winning the 2023 contest, Akolbila took home several prizes, including a brand-new car, a substantial cash prize of GH¢10,000 cedis, a gold medal, and 100 bags of Ghacem cement.

Paa Kwesi Asare wins 2023 BBC News Komla Dumor Award

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian presenter, Paa Kwesi Asare, has become the first Ghanaian to win the prestigious BBC News Komla Dumor Award.

The Ghanaian media personality, whose impressive work earned him the 2023 honour, has been an employee at Ghana-based TV3 since 2016.

The fast-rising African media star joins past winners Dingindaba Jonah Buyoya (Zambia), Victoria Rubadiri (Kenya), Solomon Serwanjja (Uganda), Waihiga Mwaura (Kenya), Amina Yuguda (Nigeria), Didi Akinyelure (Nigeria), and Nancy Kacungira (Uganda) on the list.

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Delay wins Excellence in Media Award

Previously, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian television/radio show host Delay was honoured with the Excellence in Media award at the 2023 Ghana Women of the Year event.

The awards event is an initiative that unveils and celebrates indigenous Ghanaian and diaspora women who significantly impact society. The event was held at the Labadi Beach Hotel on Sunday, July 9.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.

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