Sunon Asogli Power has been adjudged the 4th best company and the fastest growing company for the year 2019 at the Ghana Club 100 Awards Night. This is a remarkable improvement of our performance during the previous year where we picked the 24th position among the Top 100.
The awards are a recognition of the efficiency and reliability of the Sunon Asogli Power Plant within the energy sector, thanks to the hard work of management and staff of the company. We are optimistic that this is the beginning of many more milestones to be achieved in the near future not only in the Ghanaian power sector but the whole of Africa. We are inspired by management agenda to make Sunon Asogli Power not only the best Power plant in Ghana but one of the best within the Shenzhen Energy Group.
The 2019 Ghana Club 100 Awards was held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Kempinski Hotel, Accra. Under the distinguished patronage of the President of the Republic Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the able leadership of Mr Yoofi Grant, the Chief Executive Officer of GIPC, this year’s award was on the theme, “Sustainable Agriculture; The Bedrock of Ghana’s Industrialization Drive”. Companies that make it into the GC100 are to serve as role models for the private sector and provide a forum for corporate Ghana to interact with the government at the highest level. The CEO of GIPC, Mr Yoofi Grant, said the awards recognized companies in many sectors of the economy, ranging from Information and Communications Technology, oil and gas, energy, mining, financial services, agriculture, with new entrants emerging every year.
President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo who attended the event in the company of the Prime Minister of Barbados Ms Mia Amor Mottley, reassured the business community of his governments’ commitment in supporting the sector to make it flourish. He stated “we want to do whatever we can to make sure that the private sector in our country flourishes and develops Ghana. So count on the support of this government for whatever that you are doing”. He added that as humans, government officials were susceptible to mistakes and so “we want to have a dialogue that allows you to point out to us where we should go”. He further added that the heart and mind of the government were clear that progress of the private sector would lead to the development of the country.