Kwesi Coomson Named Most Influential Person In W/R


At the 5th edition of the Fontomfrom Amandze Awards held last Saturday at the Raybow Hotel in Takoradi, Nana Kwesi Coomson, a corporate communications executive was adjudged the ‘Most Influential Young Person of the Year’ in the Western Region.

Recognised for his annual pep-talk with Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates across the Western Region since the last six years, his annual party with members of Ghana Blind Union, women and youth empowerment seminars and regular support to orphanages, Mr. Coomson’s charitable acts, according to the organisers of the awards, has impacted over 80,000 lives. He is also recognised for his contribution with his website.

In his acceptance speech, he said, “I am able to do this as a result of collaborations. I believe in the power of partnerships because we become stronger when we come together.”

“Everywhere I am, I represent three groups of people; my family, my faith and Western Region.

“And if really, the best comes from the West, then we must represent that everywhere we are. We should let the world know where the best comes from. This is to a support family and everyone who has supported in various ways,” Mr. Coomson remarked.

The award scheme celebrates organisations and individuals making impact in their respective fields. This year’s edition brought together chiefs, heads of corporate institutions and individuals.

Nana Kwesi Coomson, who is also a reporter for the Chronicle newspaper, has wealth of experience in media, talent management and the energy sector. He is the Public Relations Officer for Kofi Kinaata and Western Music Awards.

He is a Tullow Group Scholar and a 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow.