Sukra concepts, the organisers of the Ghana Muslim Achievers’ Award on Sunday, the 26th of February announced the nominees’ list for the much awaited GMAA 2017. This comes a day after the launch of the event which was held at the Coconut Grove hotel.

Our excitement though concerns the addition of the Muslim business of the year award of which we humbly suggested to organisers of the event.

Most of the categories of lifetime achievement award saw single nominations this year with the exception of the Influential Leaders category.

  • To vote for your favourite personality (s),
    -Prefix your sms with MAA
    -Type code of category (E.g. MPY for Media Personality of the year)
    -And then type the person’s name
    -Send it to 1446 and wait for your confirmation text
  • Please find below this article the codes to be used for each category on the general awards voting list

CHECKOUT THE NOMINEES LIST FOR GHANA MUSLIM ACHIEVERS AWARDS

Lifetime Achievers Awards

  1. Lifetime Achievement Award (Individual Honoree)
    • Mallam Alhassan Salaga
  2. Lifetime Achievement Award (Education)
    • Mallam Amadu Bashar
  3. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Sports and Entertainment)
    • Musah Paatshatkah & Abu Kalangu
  4. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Civil Servant/Public Servant)
    • Admiral Mohammed Munir Tahiru
  5. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Zongo Chief)
    • Alhaji Chief Bukari Hamidu Kabore
  6. Lifetime Achievement Award (Corporate)
    • Alhaji Alhassan Andani
  7. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Media)
    Dr. Haruna Abu (Zuriah Fm Owner)
  8. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Entrepreneur)
    • Alhaji Gibrine Adam zenith
  9. Lifetime Achievement Awards (Influential Leaders)
    • Sheikh Ahmed Kamaldeen Abubakar
    • Abdullahi Maikano Jallo
    • Hajj Umar Ibrahim (You too can build)
    • Chief Kadir Tahir (Dagomba)
    • Hajj Shaibu Abubakar
    • Maulvi Wahab Adam
    • Shiekh Abdul Salaam Bansi
    • Alhaji Said Sinare

GENERAL AWARDS VOTING

  1. Business of the Year (non-Muslim)
    • Linda Dor
    • MTN
    • Ken City
    • Paradise Resort
  2. Muslim Business of the year
    • Japan Motors
    • Rana Motors
    • Global Haulage
    • Zabzugu steel
  3. Creative Arts Personality of the Year (Music, Movie)
    • Kalsum Sinare
    • Hawa Maizongo
    • Labaran Salifu Tuure
    • Faisal Kulimali
  4. Radio Personality of the Year
    • Umar Sanda (Citi fm)
    • Rafik Salaam Waa (Joy FM)
    Sham’una Baako (Mar’haba)
    Yussif Abdul Ganiyu Sholla (Zuria fm)
    • Mohammed Ibrahim Duguyallah (Za Radio)
    • Mariam Sissey (GBC)
    • Suraya Alidu Maltiti (Capital Radio)
  5. TV Personality of the Year
    • Abdul Muhmeen Haye (GBC)
    • Malik Daabo (Multi TV)
    • Ishah Ibrahim (Multi TV)
    • Hussein Bagya (TV3)
  6. Radio Program of the Year
    • Alffijiri (Marhaba)
    Anche Anche (Zuria Fm)
    • Shirin Siyasa (Marhaba)
    Ayi Gaskia (Alpha Radio)
  7. TV Program of the Year
    Iqrah (TV3)
    • Assawa
    • Islamic Belt (Metro TV)
    • Islam & Light (GBC)
  8. Muslim NGO of the year
    • Modern Women of Wisdom
    • Fomwag
    • Ghana Muslim Academy
    • Iran Clinic (ARD)
    • Ummah Initiative
  9. Political Personality of the Year
    • Hon. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid
    • Hon. Haruna Iddris
    • Hon. Abubakar Saddiq Boniface
    • Hon. Muntaka Mubaraaq
  10. Social Activist of the Year
    • Abdul Malik Kwaku Baako
    • Irbard Ibrahim
    Alhaj Bature
    • Ibrahim Agyei
  11. Female Personality of the Year
    • Samira Bawumia
    • Isha Hidri Adam (Iqra)
    • Hajia Sa’adatu Mohammed
    • Hajia Ida Jibril
  12. Mualim of the year
    • Rashid Odoi
    • Mallam Bashiru Yandu
    • Mallam Mohammed Kaamil
    • Mallam Abubakar Jahjah
  13. Male Personality of the Year
    • DR. Mahmadu Bawumia
    Dr. Abubakar Yaro
    Dr. Alhassan Mohammed
  14. Most Promising Muslim
    • Irbard Ibrahim
    • Dr. Fathia Ayodele Karim
    • Inusah Akansoke Alhassan
    • Kassim Nuratu
    • Sabit Ali
    • Mahmud Mohammed Nurudeen

 

Category Codes:

  1. Business of the Year (non-Muslim) – BY
  2. Business of the Year (Muslim) – BYM
  3. Creative Arts Personality of the Year (Music, Movie)  – CPY
  4. Media Personality of the Year (TV) –  MPY
  5. Media Personality of the Year (Radio) – MP
  6. Muslim Programme of the Year (Radio) – MPR
  7. Muslim Programme of the Year (Radio) – MY
  8. NGO of the year  – NGO
  9. Political Personality of the Year – PYF
  10. Social Activist of the Year – SY
  11. Female Personality of the Year – F
  12. Mualim of the year – PYM
  13. Male Personality of the year – MPY
  14. Most Promising Muslim – MPM