Video: Barack Obama Honours Okyeame Kwame
Barack Obama honours Okyeame Kwame for his selfless contribution to eradicate Hepatitis B in Ghana by providing free Vaccination.
On Sunday 19th March, 2017 in Ohio (U.S.A.) Ghanaian rap super star and humanitarian; Okyeame Kwame, is honoured by Barack Obama the former president of the United States of America. It’s an award dubbed Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) designed to honour civilians who have dedicated their time in offering humanitarian services to people who need it.
The programme initiated by former president George Bush, has been observed by new presidents of the United States. Dr. Pauline Key who is the ambassador for PSVA presented the award to Okyeame Kwame and described it as the Highest award given to civilians for their community services.
In a speech given by Okyeame Kwame, he expressed his gratitude and urged the audience to visit Africa at least once in their lifetime and not pay heed to the negative pictures they see on their TV that depicts Africa as an awful place to be.
Starting in 2009, the Okyeame Kwame has in partnership with MDS-Lancet Laboratories spearheaded and funded the screening, vaccination, sensitisation of over 7,000 beneficiaries against the deadly Hepatitis B disease in Ghana. Watch video below…