Dr. Abu Sakara Foster, 2012 CPP Presidential Candidate making a presentation to the son of Kwasi Oppong Company
Dr. Abu Sakara Foster, 2012 CPP Presidential Candidate making a presentation to the son of Kwasi Oppong Company

BY Abubakari Seidu Ajarfor, Punch Newspaper.

Dr. Abu Sakara Foster, 2012 CPP Presidential Candidate making a presentation to the son of Kwasi Oppong Company
Dr. Abu Sakara Foster, 2012 CPP Presidential Candidate making a presentation to the son of Kwasi Oppong Company

The Managing Director of Kwasi Oppong Company Limited, manufacturer of Quality Wire Nails and Roofing Systems in Aluminium, Aluzinc and Galvalum has swept another honoring award at the just ended 4th UT Bank Ghana Entrepreneurship Awards 2013.

Kwasi Oppong Company and other 29 outstanding Ghanaian entrepreneurs were also honored with different categories of awards at the 4th edition of the UT Bank Ghana Entrepreneurship Awards at the State Banquet Hall.

Meanwhile, Alhaji Mustapha Oti Boateng, the Chief Executive Officer of Chocho Industries Company Limited was adjudged the overall winner of the 4th UT Bank Ghana Entrepreneurship Awards 2013.

Kofi Nana Osei Asamoah, the son of the Managing Director representing the company at the Awards night said they have ensured that any building to be constructed in Ghana undergoes the European standards using their quality building materials.

He said they have over the years provided quality materials and services to ensure that every Ghanaian have roofs and shelter overnight.

The young handsome dude who was accompanied on stage with a female expatriate and two administrators from the company however explained that what has made them unique in the industry was based on the quality standard they have maintained for decades now.

According him, the iron rods business and the building material industry comes with a lot of complications that most people do not properly understand.

He said for example when one wants half Inch, there are five different types that many people are not oblivion to therefore, they ensure that whatever their customer seeks are rightly delivered.

The Company established in 1982, distributes Iron Rods, Cement, Wire Nails and other building materials as well as providing secondary education in the country.

kwasi oppong company limited has over the years won a Platinum Award during the 2nd Ashanti Business Leaders Excellence Awards in 2012, Gold at the? maiden West Africa Achievers Awards in 2012 organized under the auspices of the publishers of the West Africa Regional Magazine.

The Company took another tow Gold award at the International Quality Crown during its Gala in London in 2012 and the other in 2011 during the 1st Ashanti Leaders Excellence Awards.

Mr Sam Ato Gaisie, Founder and President of the Entrepreneurship Foundation of Ghana (EFG) noted the key objective of the awards to the large extend recognized recognize outstanding entrepreneurs who are contributing to national development through job creation.

He said despite the huge challenges that many businesses encountered, which could restrict growth and delay the progress of national development, many were they that embraced the storm, hence the need to recognized such entities.

According to him, nominees were judged based on six core criteria which include Entrepreneurial Spirit, Financial performance and Growth, Entrepreneurial Vision and Innovation, Personal Integrity and Commitment, Strategic Marketing Involvement and Proven Involvement in Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

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