ALL AFRICA REPORT: THE OBUASI Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mr. John Alexander Ackon has been honoured by the Catholic Church for his contribution towards the growth and development of Human Life.
The church is also honouring him for the major role he played towards the growth and transformation of the Obuasi St. Cathedral Parish.
Mr. Ackon was honoured during the celebration of the Cathedral'S Feast Day in Obuasi.A citation accompanying the honour, and signed by the Most Rev. Gabriel Yaw Anokye, Bishop of the Obuasi of the Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, and Msgr. Francis Osei Nyarko, Cathedral Administrator, stated: "On the occasion of the 2011 St Thomas Cathedral Parish Feast Day celebration, the church honours you for your exemplary model and dedicated service."
The church added that though in the sight of God all men are equal, yet, "there are those who have undeservedly gone an extra mile to show their difference in terms of their commitment to the growth of human life," adding "We are proud of you, and we are grateful."
The MCE, receiving the prize, expressed his appreciation to the church for the honour, and said it would inspire him to work harder to promote the good of humanity.