The Chief Executive Officer of Special lce company limited , Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong who has distinguished himself for many years as a champion for the voice of the needy and the vulnerable since venturing into business, has been recognized. He was amongst a number of great Ghanaian industrialists honoured in Accra by the African Heroes Foundation in conjunction with the Rectitude International Mission and the Bureau of Research on Governance, Commerce and Administration (BORGA) . The event was held at the Movinpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. The event was dubbed : Presidential Globe Africa heroes honours. Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong was awarded Baron or Varonos Black honour by the Foundation by virtue of his huge business acumen and industrial accomplishments.
Other award laureates were, the former black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, the Ashanti regional minister Hon Simmon Osei Mensah , Nana K Gyasi of Nana K. Gyasi Ltd .Dr Osei Kwame of Peace Fm fame.
He has other businesses such as Special Investments Ltd. Currently he is also chairman of Best Point Savings and Loans company Ltd. The award eulogies the magnitude of his exploits and success as an entrepreneur in spite of the apparent difficulties embedded in his way and other competitive setbacks.He started from no where but has been able to weather the stormy challenges and reached this far in business which is worthy of emulation by the teeming youth. Since it’s a sure way to kill unemployment. The Baron or Varonos Black honours, is conferred on individuals who accomplish themselves in business and industry and let it benefit their immediate environment through philanthropism social engineering and the like. It is also in recognition of the good structures laid out for the continuation and long- term survival of his businesses even long after he is no more like global companies such as Toyota Suzuki etc.In his speech, the chairman for the occasion Rev. Dr Christian Kwetey Kweitsu, urged all present ; and not only the awardee, to continue to explore , discover ,their best potential professional abilities, to liberate Ghana for economic victory and emancipation.
Many other businesses under his sleeves. The event was witnessed by Rev. Dr Christian kwetey kweitsu, President of the Pan African Heroes Foundation.
The CEO of Kinapharma was honoured together with the Ashanti regiona minister, the minister of Agriculture and Stephen Appiah. They have all since been decorated with their honours.The other one given honours was the Auditor-General .