Former President Jerry John Rawlings has congratulated Ibrahim Mahama for being recognised as the Industrialist of Year at the 2018 African Achievers’ Awards in London.
Mr. Mahama received the award at the Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster last week. The brother of former President John Mahama was celebrated for his achievement in the field of industry over the years.
In a tweet Monday evening, former President Rawlings said “My warm congratulations go to Ibrahim Mahama on his recognition by the AAA as African Industrialist of the Year. This is a reward for your hard work, Ibrahim. Best wishes to you.”
Mr. Mahama is the founder of Engineers and Planners, the largest indigenous-owned mining company in West Africa, and the owner of several other businesses in Ghana.
Mahama started his company Engineers & Planners in 1997 after his return from London.
Mahama has also invested in Asutsuare Poultry Farms, which was started in 2004 and produces 150,000 eggs and 10,000 live broilers a day.
Mahama is also an investor at Dzata Cement company, a fully Ghanaian-owned cement processing factory located in Tema.