Ghanaian Govt Present Posthumous Award

October 7, 2019

The Government of Ghana presented a posthumous award to the spouse of the late Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway in recognition of his meritorious service, saying that he was a “Doctors Doctor’, a son, teacher, diplomat, father, husband, brother, preacher and above all, a proud son of Mother Ghana.”

This is according to a report in the My Joy Online website, which said: “Mohammed Habibu Tijani, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration on behalf of the Government of Ghana has presented a posthumous award to the spouse of late Ghana’s Honorary Consul General to Bermuda, Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway.

“The Award was in recognition of his meritorious service in the promotion of the interest of the Republic of Ghana in Bermuda as well as contribution to national development.

“The event took place on the beautiful island of Bermuda during the funeral ceremony held in September.”

“Ghana’s official delegation which was led by Hon. Mohammad Habibu Tijani MP, included an 8-member delegation made up of Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Republic of Ireland, Ms. Doris Brese Director/Europe Bureau, MFA&RI, Mrs. Matilda Alomatu Osei-Agyeman, Minister/Head of Chancery at the High Commission, London, and other senior officials of the Ghana High Commission in London and the Foreign Ministry of Ghana.

“The Government’s tribute read in part as follows: ‘Our befitting memorial is to ensure that Ghana and Bermuda deepen economic and trade relations for our mutual benefit and tell the story to the next generation – We have come this far through the dedication, commitment and hardwork of Leonard Teye-Botchway, and his legacy should live on, the ‘Doctors Doctor’, a son, a Teacher, a Diplomat, a Father, a Husband, a Brother, a Preacher and above all, a Proud Son of Mother Ghana.’

You can read the full story here on the My Joy Online website.

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