Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Founder of HODA Group of companies, was on Saturday crowned Man of the Year (Governance) at the 2016 Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Awards held at the Banquet Hall, State House, Accra.
Growing media group EIB Network, which has broadcaster Nathaniel Kwabena Anokye Adisi, a.k.a Bola Ray as its CEO, took home the topmost prize for communication along with radio host Kwame Sefa Kayi.
EIB Network operates GHone TV, Agoo TV, Starr 103.5 FM, Live 91.9 FM, Kasapa 102.5 FM all in Accra, Ultimate FM (Kumasi), Agoo FM (Nkawkaw), Empire FM (Takoradi) and Abusua FM (Kumasi). Three new radio stations are going up in Cape Coast, Koforidua and Tamale in the next few months. The group also owns The Daily Heritage Newspaper.
The event, hosted by Naa Ashorkor and Nathaniel Attoh also saw top rapper, Sarkodie taking the prize for Entertainer of the Year.
See full list below:
MAN OF THE YEAR – COMMUNICATION – Kwami Sefa Kayi , Kwabena Anokye Adisi- Bola Ray
BUSINESS MAN OF THE YEAR – DR Osei Kwame Despite – Despite Group of companies
MAN OF THE YEAR GOVERNANCE – Dr Kwabena Duffour- HODA GROUP
MENTORSHIP/GUARDIAN AWARD OF THE YEAR – Uncle Ebo Whyte- ROverman productions
EXPAT AWARD – Bhugwan Khubchandani – Melcom Group
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – Micheal Owusu(Sarkodie)- music
STYLE AWARD OF THE YEAR – Nana Asante Bedietuo
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR – Asamaoh Gyan – Football
AGRIC MAN OF THE YEAR – Apostle Kwadwo safo Kantanka- Kristo Asafo
HUMANITARIAN AWARD – Rev Steve Mensah- General overseer, Charismatic evangelistic ministry
TECHNOLOGY MAN OF THE YEAR – Apostle kwadwo Safo Kantanka – Kristo Asafo
DISCOVERY MAN OF THE YEAR – Derry Dean Dadzie – Dreamoval ltd
ULTIMATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR – Dr. Beatrice Wiafe- Breast care international
ULTIMATE MAN OF THE YEAR – Paa Kwasi Nduom – Group Nduom
Magnate Award – Moses Baiden (Margins Group), Dr Kwabena Duffour, Togbe Afedzi, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom
PAV Ansah award for media excellence- Mr Kwesi Twum (Multimedia Group), Dr Kwame Osei Despite (Despite Group)
Men’s Group of the year – Accra Friendship Club, and East Legon Executive Group
Osagyefo Peace Award – Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sheributu
Rising star award – Dr Kofi Amoa Abban
Citizen Ghana award – Anas Aremeyaw Anas
Lifetime Achievement Award – Azumah Nelson