In a prestigious ceremony held at the 7th Ghana CEO Summit and Excellence Awards, Mr. Samuel Awuku, the Director General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), has been honored with the esteemed title of Overall Best Public Sector CEO of the Year 2022. The event, attended by distinguished guests from various sectors, recognized Mr. Awuku’s outstanding leadership and achievements in the public sector.
The coveted accolade was presented to Mr. Awuku in recognition of his exemplary business acumen, visionary leadership, adherence to high ethical standards, and his contribution to investment and job creation in Ghana. He was praised for his positive impact on the business community within the public sector and for driving innovation and digitalization within the NLA.
Under Mr. Awuku’s guidance, the NLA has achieved significant milestones in the lottery industry, positioning itself as a global player. His strategic approach has led to partnerships with lottery bodies in the sub-region, establishing the NLA as a trusted and strategic partner. Moreover, the NLA has successfully exported lottery products to other African countries, solidifying Ghana’s presence in the international lottery market.
The award ceremony also celebrated other accomplished CEOs and business executives across various industries. The top honors of the day were bestowed upon Mr. Selorm Adadevor, who received the Overall Best CEO in the Private Sector award. The award to Mr. Awuku was presented by the former President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, adding to the significance of the recognition.
The Ghana CEO Summit and Excellence Awards serves as a platform to acknowledge and celebrate exceptional leaders who have made remarkable contributions to the growth and development of the Ghanaian economy. The event’s focus on ECOWAS and global business circles highlights the importance of these leaders’ achievements not only within Ghana but also on a broader international scale.
Mr. Samuel Awuku’s recognition as the Overall Best Public Sector CEO of the Year is a testament to his dedication, strategic vision, and commitment to excellence. His leadership has elevated the NLA’s standing in the lottery industry and contributed to the overall advancement of the public sector in Ghana.