From: James Sherifdeen Kumasi
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aboboyaa Company Limited, an agro-chemical dealer in Kumasi, Mr. Gideon Seidu, has received a prestigious bronze award for his contribution to the socio-economic development of the people, especially in the agricultural sector in the Ashanti region.
He was honoured at the 13th Ashanti Business Excellence Awards in Kumasi last week Friday for his record breaking agro-chemical supplies in 2016 in the region.
The Award ceremony which was under the auspices of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, was meant to acknowledge the contributions of business community to the development of Ashanti region and honour deserving enterprises.
Mr. Gideon Seidu, who Aboboyaa brand has become a household name in the country, has received the best Ashanti Regional Agro-imput dealer award during the 2015 National Best Farmers’ Day Celebration and 2013 Agro-input dealer in the Kumasi metropolis.
Receiving the award, Mr. Seidu, who was born and bred at Sefwi Aboboyaa, a farming community in the Juaboso-Bia district of the Western region and named his company after Aboboyaa Community thanked the organizers for recognizing his contributions and praised the Asantehene for promoting business in the region to create wealth.
The award winner who also own 40acre cocoa farm however cited inflation and high cost of clearing agro-chemical products at the ports as his major challenges.
He therefore appealed to the government to quickly intervene to resolve the numerous problems importers and exporters are facing.