Owusu Ankomah tenure ends; says goodbye to Ghanaians in the UK

The High Commissioner of Ghana to the UK, Papa Owusu Ankomah has bid farewell to the Ghanaian community leaders in the UK as he brings his tenure to an end.

The Ghanaian diplomat announced his end of tenure in a virtual meeting with the Ghanaian community leaders in the UK.

The various leaders gathered upon hearing this expressed disappointment about his departure however, highly praised him for his outstanding leadership and community orientation.

In his brief statement, he thanked the Ghanaian community immensely for the profound show of love and support when he was taken ill by COVID-19 and also the general cordiality of relationship the Ghanaian community accorded him during his stay.

He was profoundly praised for many of his achievements including efforts to decentralize the work of the consulate where for the first time Ghanaians in the Midlands of the UK could have their biometric registration for passport done locally instead of commuting to London.

Others also appreciated him for being able to lobby for the reduction of fees to acquire a new passport and also for renewals and many others.

Towards the end of the forum, a question was asked about the coming elections in Ghana and H.E. Papa Owusu Ankomah expressed his desire to see the NPP win the Dec 7 elections however wished all political parties well especially “The great NDC” as he put it.

The meeting ended with a virtual standing ovation for the outgoing High Commissioner and all participants were well pleased.

Meanwhile, the Management of Rainbow Radio has congratulated the diplomat for his sterling leadership and wished him well in his endeavors.

By: Rashid Obodai Provencal

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