The chiefs of Kumawu-Bodo and Planning Committee of Bra Fie Festival have honoured team leader of Risk Communication for Ghana’s Covid-19 response and Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
Dr Aboagye Dacosta was honoured with ‘Golden Citizen Award’ for his philanthropic and humanitarian work.
During the ceremony on December 26, it was revealed that Dr Dacosta, a native of Kumawu-Bodomase has played a pivotal role in the socio-economic development of the town.
The coordinator of the festival, Kennedy Kwaku Antwi, speaking to the media narrated how the people of Bodomase celebrate Dr Dacosta for his achievements and contributions to the development of the country.
According to him, the youths have been inspired by the efforts of the GHS Director. Mr Anti, therefore, urged Dr Dacosta to continue with his good work.
In September 2021, Dr Aboagye Da Costa together with Diaspora African Forum and Gee Medical Supplies of South Africa donated a state-of-the-art high-capacity flow respiratory humidifier oxygenator and assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital.
The facility is the main hospital for the people of Asante Akyem and Kumawu-Bodomase area.
More recently, Dr Aboagye Da Costa further donated many bags of Cement for the construction of a school at Bodomasi and a computer to assist ICT development.
Receiving the award on behalf of Dr Aboagye Da Costa, a representative from the Abromamu Aduna family of Bodomase said their family will continue to support the development of Kumawu Bodomase and promised more donations.
On their part, the Nananom, though charged Dr Aboagye Da Costa to use his influence in the health sector to encourage government and Ministry of Health to complete the Kumawu Hospital.
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