A 23-year-old Ghanaian, Paul-Miki Akpablie will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth II.
A press release issued in London by the Queens Young Leaders Programme and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, says the Queen will present a Queen’s Young Leaders Award to Akpablie at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on Thursday June 23.
“Selected from a competitive process where thousands of young people from all over the Commonwealth applied to be a Queen’s Young Leader, Paul-Miki Akpablie has been recognised for his social enterprise business that provides the opportunity for Ghanaians and other young Africans to empower themselves through business and reliable energy,” the release says.
The release notes that Akpablie is being honoured for taking the lead in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in his community.
“As a Queen’s Young Leader, he will be representing Ghana as he joins winners from 45 different Commonwealth countries in London for five days of high-level engagements, all designed to help them further their life-changing work,” the release adds.
The ceremony is part of celebrations of The Queen’s 90th birthday.
By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi