Prez George Weah awards US-Ghanaian Surgeon Dr Obeng

President of the Republic of Liberia George Weah has honored acclaimed US-Ghanaian Surgeon Dr. Michael K. Obeng with a Global Excellence Award on July 20.

The founder of the foundation for reconstructive surgery RESTORE Worldide Inc, was awarded in the international category of excellence as part of the 2023 Golden Image Award (GIA), which has President Weah as the convener.

Dr. Obeng was awarded for his service to humanity and his pioneering role in reshaping a better future for succeeding generations, via his free surgeries across the world.

This year’s award ceremony was an integral part of Liberia’s 176th Independence Day celebration.

According to the GIA Committee, Dr. Obeng was recognized for his immense contribution and dedication to the health industry.

A congratulatory message sent from the committee and signed by the Executive Director, Liberia Crusaders for Peace, Ambassador Juli Endee read “the Secretariat of the Golden Image Awards; the Liberia Crusaders for Peace in association with the Government of the Republic of Liberia extend compliments to you and pleased to inform you of your selection as winner and recipient of the Golden Image Award 2023, in the international category of Excellence.”

“Your selection comes following a thorough evaluation of your service to humanity and the pioneering role you are playing to reshape a better future for succeeding generations. Your service proved captivating and possessed all the attributes listed in the selection criteria; hence, the committee selected you as the Winner of the Global Excellence Award.”

Dr. Obeng will personally receive the award in Monrovia on August 18 during the official Kukatornon Peace Ceremony.

Golden Image Awards (GIA), founded in 2011, is a National Liberian Prestigious Meritorious Award bestowed upon individuals, organizations, and countries that have made selfless contributions to peace and human dignity nationally and globally.

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