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October 06, 2008
York honours President Kufuor for
Accra, Oct. 6, Ghanadot/GNA – With
barely three months to end his eight-year term of office,
President John Agyekum Kufuor continues to attract
international honours for his leadership and contribution to
The latest to recognize his good works is the Archbishop of
York, the Most Reverend John Sentamu.
He travelled down to Accra on Sunday to present to him a
medal and specially designed vase valued at 90,000 pounds
sterling, made to commemorate the bi-centenary of the
abolition of slavery.
President Kufuor shares the treasured prize with the Queen,
Speakers of both Houses of the British Parliament (House of
Commons and House of Lords) and the family of William
Wilberforce, the British Parliamentarian, who championed the
abolition of the inhuman trade.
President Kufuor thanked the Archbishop for the honour.
He said it was one of the hallmarks of his Presidency that
he would forever cherish.