The United Nations has dissociate itself from the trending Dr.UN award saga in the country.
In a press statement dated September 6,2020 via Twitter,the international body said they had no affiliation with the Blueprint Global Challenge Awards nor with the organizers of the Award scheme.
The International body advised the general public to be vigilant and do proper checks before accepting any awards.
The UN in Ghana, therefore, advised the public to access genuine information by visiting the relevant UN agencies’ websites or the UN Ghana website (https://ghana.un.org/en).
This comes after Dr Kwame Owusu Fordjour, also known as Dr UN, went viral on social media after he was purported to have given “fake” awards to some key personalities and celebrities in Ghana.
‘Dr UN’ organised the 7th edition of Blueprint Global Challenge Awards on August 28, 2020 where he presented the likes of Sarkodie, Nathaniel Attoh and D-Black with the awards.
Other recipients are Ebenezer Owusu Oduro,Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Captain Smart, Johnnie Hughes, Daughters of Glorious Jesus, Berla Mundi, Apostle Kantanka, Chairman Wontumi and DJ Black among others.
Dr UN portrayed himself as an ambassador for the UN.
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