Chairman of Globacom, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr. has been honoured with the highest national award in Ghana based on his immense contributions to the growth and development of the country.
Ghanaian President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, who conferred the country's highest civil national award, “The Companion of the Star of Ghana (CSG) on Dr. Adenuga, said the multi-billionaire investor was singled out for the prestigious award "in recognition of your unique and outstanding contribution to business enterprise both in Ghana and the continent of Africa at large,”.
The President said Dr Adenuga has touched many lives through his creative exertions.
“You have provided employment for our teeming youth, artists, footballers and much more. I am particularly proud of you. This award is our way of saying a simple Thank You”, Mr Mahama said.
In his response, Dr Adenuga thanked the President for recognising his modest contributions to the development of Ghana’s economy. He said the award came "as a great source of pride and encouragement to me. This is more so as it is coming from Your Excellency, whose sterling qualities of leadership I admire greatly”.
During Nigeria’s 50th anniversary celebration, Adenuga was one of the 50 pre-eminent Nigerians who was conferred with the Special Golden Jubilee Independence Anniversary Awards by the Federal Government of Nigeria.