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Asante Kotoko Board Member Kofi Abban nominated for Excellence Awards

Chief Executive Officer for Rigworld Ghana Limited, Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban has been nominated for the 2020 Youth Leader Awards.

The astute businessman, who also serves as a Board Member of Asante Kotoko, is set to receive the prestigious award in the upcoming Youth Excellence Awards ceremony.

The recognition is for his immense contribution to human and societal development in Ghana.

Considered as one of the most decorated, dynamic and selfless entrepreneurs, he is credited with the mediation role he played in the Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy fallouts at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards held at the Accra International Conference Centre last year.

Dr. Abban shot into the limelight in the entertainment industry for his exceptional leadership role he played to ensure peace prevails between the two iconic musicians who also serve as role models to Ghanaian youth.

Football enthusiasts will also remember his unflinching support for the Porcupine Warriors.

He recently donated two four wheel-drive vehicles to the Chief Executive Officer and the coach of Asante Kotoko, Maxwell Konadu.

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The gesture was part of his commitment to the clubs quest to restore its lost glory.

Dr. Amoa-Abban has been nominated alongside Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi and Minister Of Information with BET Award winner Livingstone Estse Satekla known in Showbiz as Stonebwoy.

He is also known for his philanthropic efforts to the needy across Africa.