The Ashanti Regional Youth Organizer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], Yaw Brogya Genfi has received a certificate of participation in the International Visitors Leadership Program, a flagship program of the government of United State of America.
The presentation was done at a colourful ceremony organised at the US Embassy in Accra.
Presenting certificates to some Ghanaians from diverse fields who have participated in the programme, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Porter Jackson advised the awardees to sustain the network built and bring to bear the experiences gained from the programme to the benefit of Ghana and the world at large.
Mr. Brogya Genfi who has declared his intention to contest for the National Youth Organizer of NDC was in United States of America in June this year following his invitation by the U.S Department of State to participate in their Youth Leadership Study programme.
The programme which was under the theme; ”Youth Inspiring Leadership and Civic Participation” was fully sponsored by the U.S Department of state.
Receiving similar certificates at the ceremony were the General Secretary of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Atik Mohammed, Deputy National Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Salam Mustapha and Accra-based CitiFM’s news anchor, Richard Dela Sky.
Yaw Brogya Genfi aside giving the majority leader a run for his money in the last elections for the Suame Parliamentary seat, has also made a name for himself as the man who petitioned CHRAJ to investigate the controversial $2.25bn bond issued by finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta.