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Kojo Yankah won the 2021 GIBF personality of the year



The Founder and Executive Chairman of the Pan African Heritage World, Kojo Acquah Yankah has been offered the 2021 Ghana International Book Fair Personality of the Year.


The Ghana international book fair Personality of the Year award is a prestigious honour bestowed on outstanding people for his or her lengthy years of carrier and contribution to the innovative industry.


The award is given to stalwarts of the literary industry in Ghana and beyond, who've contributed to the promoting and maintenance of African, specifically Ghanaian literature, arts and lifestyle.


Organizers say the founding President of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) was awarded for amongst different things, his work on famous tv series Inspector Bediako. Through his authorship of over ten books, he has established the abilities had to speak problems of diverse pursuits to his readers.


Kojo Yankah desires extra interest to be paid to the function of culture in development. “Ghana have to now no longer overlook the area and significance of way of life in our quest to belong to the worldwide village. In my view, we can't be positioned everywhere withinside the so known as international village. There isn't anyt any purpose to justify this brush aside for our culture. Why must we best put on Ghanaian cloth on Fridays” he quizzed


He says there should be a countrywide verbal exchange at the role of local language in Ghana’s globalization agenda. In an interview with TV3’s Alfred Ocansey, Mr Yankah proposed the advent of extra Ghanaian languages into the curriculum for primary schools


Kojo Yankah is the mind at the back of the Pan African Heritage World Museum at Heritage City, Pamadze, close to Winneba withinside the Central Region of Ghana, that is envisaged to be the largest museum and primary of its type in Africa.


KojoYankah is a communique consultant, journalist and public relations expert. He is likewise a Statesman and Pan Africanist, who has served Africa and Ghana in diverse capacities. Honourable Yankah is the mind at the back of the Pan African Heritage World Museum at Heritage City, Pamadze, close to Winneba in the Central Region of Ghana, that's envisaged to be the largest museum and first of its type in Africa. The PAHW mission could have a museum, Palace of African Kingdoms, Herbal Plant Farm, Convention Centre, Hotel and Library, amongst other facilities.


Honourable Kojo Yankah became an Editor of the Daily Graphic, Director of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Member of Parliament for Agona East constituency from 1992 to 2000, Member of the National Media Commission, Member of the Ghana Law Reform Commission, Deputy Minister of Information, Minister of State for Central and Ashanti Regions, respectively, and Founding President of the African University College of Communications (AUCC), amongst others.

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