Akufo Addo Named Ghana’s Most Influential Personality for 2013 (PHOTOS)

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo At The Award Ceremony Of Ghana’s Most Influential Personality For 2013 At Movenpick Hotel, Accra, On April 30 2014.

He said in a speech delivered after receiving the award:”I understand that what earned me this award is the now famous election petition and my reaction to the majority verdict of the Supreme Court, a reaction which helped reinforce the peace and stability of Ghana. Obviously, I would have preferred to get such a prestigious award under happier circumstances, but to quote Shakespeare in “As You Like It”:

“Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head;
And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in every thing.”