Member of Parliament for Yendi Constituency Farouk Aliu Mahama has received the prestigious LEADS Africa’s Patriotic Personality Awards for the year 2021. The award was conferred on him by the leadership of the League of African Development Students (LEADS).
The awards, according to Ochekwu Morgan Ocheche, President of LEADS-Africa for the conferment of LEADS Africa’s Patriotic Personality Awards, the award was in recognition of Hon Farouk Mahama’s commitments to Africa’s quest for development, Human Capital Investment, facilitating employment for Ghanaians and self-reliance.
According to LEADS, the award seeks to recognize role models and emerging brands in various sectors as “we found in Farouk Aliu Mahama Educational Care Fund( FAMEC-Fund): a leading philanthropic and Human Investments Foundation in Africa and her Founder-Hon Farouk Aliu Mahama-an erudite Legislator and Member of Ghanaian Parliament representing the Good People of Yendi Constituency” .
The leadership of LEADS further observed that the vision of Farouk Aliu Mahama Educational Care Fund (FAMEC-FUND) which is “supporting in building Humans capacity for self-development for self-reliance” is in tandem with Africa’s quest for in building Human Capacity for Self-Reliance , indicating that awardee has by all ramifications shown that he is a model all youths should emulate.
In response, Mr. Mahama thanked the team for finding him worthy for the award and pledged to work hard to contribute his quota to Africa’s development. “I will work hard and will never give up in life, I am a go-getter. It’s not going to be the end of that. This award will encourage me to do more and help better the lives of our patriots”. He added, that to achieve more awards in the not too distant future..
Farouk Aliu Mahama also used the occasion to charge young politicians to position themselves for leadership in the future insisting networking and selflessness is the key to Africa’s development.