VOTE OPENS: The 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians


The Most Influential Young Ghanaians is an initiative is led by Avance Media in partnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Synergy For Success Ghana, Synergy Events, Kanea Pictures, Kanea Multimedia,, Agape Research Center and Kobby Webs Technology.

The initiative seeks to acknolawdge involvement of young people between the ages of 15 and 40 in various activities bringing at par their works and impacts on Ghana.

Below is the full statement from the organizer:

2015, has been a motivating year coupled with lot of challenges but can also be attested to as one which saw the massive involvement of young people between the ages of 15 and 40 in various activities bringing at par their works and impacts.

From distinct and defined categories namely, Technology, Corporate Social Organisation & Philanthropy, Business Development, Sports, Arts and Entertainment, Personal Development and Coaching, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Media and Health this initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of these young people who are earnest to turn around the fortunes of Ghana’s economy.

Last year 2014, we launched the 20 Most Influential Young Ghanaians, the Ghana Social Media Rankings and the Africa Youth Awards which we used to preach the works and dedication of young people involved in change activities in Ghana and Africa respectively. This year, we are taking this special initiative a step forward as we expand the list to recognise 50 young people bringing to mind the works of the mass association of young Ghanaians leaders.

After consultations with various partner organisations, a special poll revealed that these young people below were outstanding in their works within the period under review and definitely do deserve laurels for their selfless services to Ghana and Africa.

But to place them in their right spots to make up the Final List in January 2016, these nominees will need your recommendations and endorsements through public votes to help us determine the position they deserve in the final rankings which comes with a great honour.

Voting is opened and can be done on whiles detailed profiles of all the nominees also can be read on

Voting Begins on Thursday 10th December and ends on the 24th of December, 2015 and the official Hashtag for this initiative is #GHu40, which can be used on various social media platforms.

Below are the nominees for the 2015 Ghana’s Most Influential Young People, remember they need your votes.


  1. Maximus Ametorgoh
  2. Farida Bedwei
  3. Derrydean Dadzie
  4. Kwadwo Safo Jnr
  5. Alloysius Attah

Corporate Social Organisation & Philanthropy

  1. Asamoah Gyan
  2. Juliet Ibrahim
  3. Sara Nana Yeboah
  4. Elizabeth Patterson
  5. Ato Ulzeen Appiah

Business Development

  1. John Armah
  2. Ekow Mensah
  3. Petra Aba Asamoah
  4. Alain Gbeasor
  5. Albert Kusi


  1. Prosper Hoetu
  2. Francis-Xavier Sosu
  3. Franklin Cudjoe
  4. Sarah Adwoa Safo


  1. Randy Osae Bediako
  2. Nana Bediako Kwame
  3. Tonyi Senayah
  4. Israella Kafui Mansu
  5. Kafui Adzah


  1. Martha Bissa
  2. Dede Ayew
  3. Erasmus Kwaw
  4. Gary Al-Smith
  5. Mercy Myles

Arts and Entertainment

  1. Becca (Rebecca Acheampong)
  2. Shirley Frimpong Mensah
  3. Peace Hyde
  4. Nana Asaase
  5. John Dumelo

Personal Development and Coaching

  1. Edem Adzaho
  2. Jeremiah Buabeng
  3. Bernard Kevin Clive
  4. Emmanuel Woyome
  5. Dr. Naomi Adjepong
  6. Scofray Nana Yaw Yeboah


  1. Bright Simons
  2. Dr. William Okyere Frimpong
  3. Kobby Blay
  4. Dr. Byrite Asamoah
  5. Raindolf Owusu


  1. Nathaniel Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray)
  2. Manasseh Azure
  3. Anas Aremeyaw Anas
  4. Mabel Aku Banasseh
  5. Bernard Avle


Editor’s Note: Remember to vote via whiles detailed profiles of all the nominees also can be read on

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