The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has been named the best African leader of the year.
The 76-year old was bestowed the honour by UK-based African Leadership Magazine with focus in bringing the best of Africa to the globe.
The award recognition is open to an African, whose contribution has immensely contributed to deepening democracy and democratic values in the continent.
President Akufo-Addo who is currently the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) overwhelmingly beat competitions from another African presidents for the award.
President Akufo-Addo accumulated a whooping 54.39% of the total votes to clinch the honour.
Second to President Akufo-Addo was the President of Tanzania, His Excellency John Magufuli who pulled 43.83% of the votes whiles South African President, Cyrill Ramaphosa had just 1.01% with President Macky Sall of Senegal finishing fifth with 0.77%.
This honour means that President Akufo-Addo is doing extraordinary well as President of Ghana and leader for ECOWAS.
President Akufo-Addo is currently serving his second term as President of Ghana after winning the just ended 2020 December polls after pulling 6,730,587 votes (51.3%) whiles competitor and flagbearer of the NDC John Dramani Mahama amassed 6,213,182 (47.3%).
He was sworn into office alongside his vice Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia by the Chief Justice of Ghana Kwasi Anin Yeboah on January 7, 2021..