‘Baba’ crooner: Sonnie
International gospel act, Minister Sonnie Badu has received a nomination to receive a peace award on Monday from a non-governmental organization called Stability foundation International.
The Awards is aimed at educating the youth and populace in the value of peaceful co-existence, mindfulness, love and good leadership. It is also added that the aim is to invest in projects that focus more on developing and re-engaging the youth in non- violent ventures that make them equal to the task of participating in all processes of change and peace building.
In essence the National Peace Awards is determined to use music, workshops, training, exchange programs and advocacies to give the youth a sense of belonging during this election year. It further adds that the awards are to also promote peace ahead of this year’s elections.
In a letter to Sonnie’s management, the organizers of the award hinted that Minister Sonnie Badu has been nominated for the National Peace award due to his immense contribution towards peace building process in Ghana through his prayerful consolation of this Nation and programmes over the years.
“You are also a role model to the many who do not know you and therefore worthy of this award”, the letter added.
In an interview with Minister Sonnie Badu in his UK base, he calls the award humbling and dedicates it to his parents and the whole of Ghana.
“I am humbled by this award. I pray for a peaceful elections in this year and advise the youth to desist from being used by any political party to cause harm, fear or panic during the elections”, he noted.
The Ghana for peace education election 2016 inaugural ceremony and National awards is slated for Monday, 14 March, 2016 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The event is under the life patronship of Nene Akuaku III, Ada Mantse, the President of the Greater Accra Regional house of Chief, The Executive council, Board of Directors and the Executive committee e of Stability Foundation International. The ceremony is in collaboration with the National peace council and the Ministry of Interior.