Voting for fifth edition of the Exclusive Men of the Year Awards, 2020 has started today 5th June 2020, for the West Africa sector to award top honors of well-deserving and distinguished gentleman in the sub region.
Since 2016, on or around every father’s day, EMY Africa has celebrated the best in men’s achievements across local industry, community, culture and public service. Dozens of personalities from all walks of life have been honoured for their abilities, initiatives and contributions to society.
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Past recipients include former President John Agyekum Kufuor, Sir Sam Jonah, Professor Joseph H.K. Nketia, Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, Azumah Nelson, Togbe Afede XIV, Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, Dr Osei Kwame Despite and Adebola Williams, to name a few.
This year’s award ceremony will be telecast on Joy Prime on the 4th of July 2020. The organisers, Carbon AV, and production partners, Rhythms Africa, have taken this position due to the present danger of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a move that shows innovativeness, the award show will be recorded in compliance with the government of Ghana and the World Health Organisation’s safety protocols and broadcast on TV, YouTube and Facebook (via @emyafrica).
More than 1000 entries were submitted this year by nominators for consideration in more than 20 categories, including Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Man of Courage, Young Achiever and Discovery of the Year.
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Visit http://www.emyafrica.com/voting or @emyafrica on instagram and other social media platforms to find out and vote for your favourite nominees in the competitive categories. Voting ends on Monday, 22nd of June 2020.
Awarding wining journalists and communicators, Zionflex, Giovanni Caleb and George Andoh of Zion flex tv, media general and Joy media group, respectively have been nominated in the 5th Exclusive Men Of the Year Awards,(EMY)
Also, music artist Sarkodie and Stonebwoy were nominated for the EMY entertainment including Clemento Suarez, the comedian and Peter Sedufia film writer and creative writer.
The EMY awards also nominated some sports men in Ghana which includes, Thomas Partey, Jordan P. Ayew, Coach CK Akonnor(Asante Kotoko Coach)and Wasiru Mohammed, the WBO Global Batamweight Champion.
By Fuseina Issaka | Head of Entertainment