The Volta Regional Minster Adjoa Ntoso has been adjudged the Regional Minister of the year 2015 by the West African International Magazine.
The award was presented at the magazine’s recently held ‘5th Heroes of 2015’ awards ceremony at Volta Hotel in Akosombo.
The prestigious West Africa International magazine award, has in the past honoured deserving corporate bodies and individuals for their selfless contribution to the socio-economic development of the sub-region.
The award ceremony brought together key players in industry, business and commerce as well as governance.
The Volta Regional Minister was awarded for her enormous contributions in maintaining peace and stability in the sub-region.
The citation acknowledged her roles in resolving an over 20-year old chieftaincy dispute in the Akuapim Traditional area during her tenure as the Eastern Regional Minister and also consolidating a peace deal between the over 90-year old protracted land dispute between the people of Alavanyo and Nkonya in the Volta Region.
This award is the 2nd following a recent “Africa Female Peace Champion” award she received in Dubai.
Hellen Adjoa Ntoso dedicated the award to the chiefs and people of the Eastern and Volta Region particularly members of the regional Security Councils.