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GJA celebrates Gifty Affenyi-Dadzie | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Accra, June 19, GNA –
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has honoured  Mrs Gifty Affenyi-Dadzie for her marked
contribution towards the improvement in the media landscape and the astute
leadership she offered to the Association 
as its Vice-President and President, respectively.

On behalf of the Association,
the executives celebrated the Former Council of State Member with a citation at
a church service, organised at the Accra International Conference Centre to
mark her 60th Birthday, on Sunday.

“For Your
distinguished contribution to the development of the Ghana Journalists
Association , in particular and the Ghanaian media in general, and for your
exemplary participation in public service, the GJA congratulates you and wishes
you long life; good health and above all, God’s Blessings,” the citation read.

“The GJA would always
be proud of you. God richly bless you!”

Some prominent
personalities, including Mrs Justice Theodora Georgina Wood, the immediate past
Chief Justice; Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Regional Integration; and Madam Otiko Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and
Social Protection, attended the Service, which was dubbed, “Magnify the Lord
with me”.

Mr Kwamena Bartels, a
Former Information Minister in the Kufuor Administration and  Brigadier Obed Akwa,  the Chief of Defence Staff were also at the’
all-white attire’ service, likewise a huge number of family and friends,
including her better half, Mr K. T. Dadzie.

Mrs Affenyi-Dadzie who
turned 60, on June 17, thanked God for His mercies, favours and blessings,
which had seen her through the years with ceaseless praises in songs and words.

She also expressed
gratitude to those who had helped in her in diverse ways to sail through the
storms of life and prayed for them to excel in life.

Earlier in an
exhortation, the Reverend Mrs Emma Boadi, a member of Aglow, extolled the works
of their Prayer Director, whom she said, was very passionate about in
propagating the word of God to people from all walks of life in Ghana and
beyond.

She urged Christians to
follow the teachings of Christ to be able to overcome their challenges so that
they would not be left behind when Jesus returned.

The Former Chairman of
the National Media Commission, Mr Kabral Blay Amihere, later launched an
autobiography of Mrs Affenyi-Dadzie, in which she paid tribute to those who
helped her to climb the ladder of success and comforted her in her trying
moments.

GNA

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