The Georgia House of Representatives has recognised the contributions of Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom to economic development and has awarded him as such.
A statement from the Georgia House of Representatives indicated: “Dr Nduom has had a tremendous impact on his community through his spirit of service and desire to improve the quality of life in the United States and West Africa.”
Dr Nduom, a presidential candidate in the 2016 general election in Ghana, serves as the Chairman of Groupe Nduom, which has businesses in West Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
Commenting on the honour done him, Dr Nduom stated on his Facebook page: “My sincere and big ‘Thank You!’ to the Ghana Council of Georgia and the Georgia House of Representatives. I am grateful for the recognition.”
The resolution for the recognition of the business consultant was sponsored by representatives:
Thomas of the 56th
Thomas of the 39th
Scott of the 76th
Mitchell of the 88th, and
Dukes of the 154th
Below is the full statement from the Georgia House of representatives:
House Resolution 509
By: Representatives Thomas of the 56th, Thomas of the 39th, Scott of the 76th, Mitchell of the 88th, and Dukes of the 154th
Recognising and commending Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom; and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, Dr Nduom has had a tremendous impact on his community through his spirit of service and desire to improve the quality of life in the United States and West Africa; and
WHEREAS, he has established a glowing reputation of renown for his dedication and high ideals and has an impeccable service record as an economist, a budget and management analyst, and a service delivery systems consultant during the last three and one-half decades, excelling as a life insurance underwriter with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Blue Cross Blue Shield in Wisconsin; and a budget and management analyst at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District; an associate consultant and one of the six African Americans out of over 800 partners/shareholders in Deloitte & Touche; and
WHEREAS, Dr Nduom obtained his bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and
WHEREAS, he has established himself as a capable and intelligent leader in both the United States and Ghana, having helped found the Progressive People’s Party, a major political force in Ghana, and Deloitte & Touche, West Africa Consulting, and as owner of Group Nduom, a multinational conglomerate with about 60 companies in Ghana, Liberia, Togo, La Cote d’Ivoire, the United Kingdom, and the United States, with his wife, Yvonne; and
WHEREAS, his significant organizational and leadership talents, his remarkable patience and diplomacy, his keen sense of vision, and his sensitivity to the needs of others have earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and associates; and
WHEREAS, Dr Nduom is a person of magnanimous strengths with an unimpeachable reputation for integrity, intelligence, fairness, and kindness; and
WHEREAS, it is abundantly fitting and proper that the outstanding accomplishments of this extraordinary individual be appropriately recognised.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body recognize and commend Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom for his many valuable contributions on behalf of the citizens of Georgia and extend best wishes for his continued success.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorised and directed to make an appropriate copy of this resolution available for distribution to Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom.