The nation’s worshipper, Samuel Opoku popularly called Bro Sammy has become the first Ghanaian musician to receive Africa Gold Award organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Council in collaboration with Alliance Creative Community Project (ACCP) International.
The singer known for his powerful gospel ministration was honoured at the maiden edition of the awards held on Sunday, July 2 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi. The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah who presented the award to the gospel minister lauded him for his effort to help develop the Ghanaian gospel music industry.
Bro Sammy was honoured for his live worship performances on several media platforms in the country, which has brought several others closer to God. The gospel crooner after receiving the award thanked God and the public for acknowledging his efforts to make live worship on radio popular. He promised to help propagate the gospel of Christ.
Bro Sammy before receiving the honorary award entertained dignitaries who were present at the Africa Gold Awards. Known figures Zionfelix.net saw on the night included Sylvester Asare Owusu (Bantama Hene), Dr. Osei Kwame Despite, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong (CEO of Special Ice Ltd), Chairman Wontumi, Rev. Owusu Bempah, Dr. Kwaku Oteng, Lawyer Maurice Ampaw, Emelia Brobbey and many others.