Ghana’s fastest growing financial service provider, Ideal Finance Limited, the flagship subsidiary of Groupe Ideal, has received an honorary award at the 21st Ghana Journalist Association Awards 2016 at the Banquet Hall in Accra.
A citation mentioned Ideal Finance Limited as a trail blazer in taking sponsorship of the GJA to a monumental height.
Complementing the accolades, the award addressed the company as pacesetter to enhancing development of journalism in the country.
The award also underscored Ideal Finance’s massive support towards the Ghana Journalist Association Awards as the lead sponsor for this year’s award.
This is first in history for a company to have come on board with two cars as prize packages since the inception of the journalist awards, a gesture that has been endorsed by many especially journalists.
The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani said the move is to motivate and inspire journalist to bring out their best in their writing and reporting.
He promised that to enhance a free, fair and peaceful elections by instituting other awards that will drive and inspire journalists and media houses reportage in election 2016.
The president of GJA, Affail Monney, reiterated that, courtesy Ideal Finance, this year’s scheme awarded a Hyundai SUV for the ultimate winner, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, while winner of Nii Kotei Dzani Award for Best Financial Reporting Elvis Darko took home a brand new Hynudai saloon car.
He lauded the Groupe Ideal’s gesture and asked for more in the year to come.
This year’s awards was themed: ‘Media for Undisputed and Peaceful 2016 Election: The Support of Civil Society’.