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Jospong Group wins Business Group of the year

The Jospong Group of Companies was adjudged the Business Group of the year 2014 by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) at the Made in Ghana Awards in Accra.

The Group was awarded for their unmatched services, their exceptional contribution to the development of the private sector in creating economic and social values, and for their immense contribution to the growth of the Private Sector in the country.

A statement signed by Mrs Barbara Esinam Mensah, Group Corporate Affairs Manager and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said the awards also coincided with 20th anniversary of the Jospong Group of Companies.

Receiving the award, Mrs Mensah, said the achievement could not have been possible without the support of its cherished business partners and the Ghanaian populace in general.

She dedicated the award to Ghanaians, the Groups’ loyal business partners and the entire Jospong Group team for believing in the Vision of Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, the Groups Executive Chairman.

She encouraged all to continue to believe in the Ghanaian dream and patronise Ghanaian products and services to boost the country’s developmental agenda.

The Jospong Group operates in over twelve industries in Building and Construction, Printing and Publishing, ICT, Waste Management, Mining and Quarrying, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Plant and Equipment, Skill Development, Financial Services, Public Health and Safety, Logistics and Supply Chain and Transport and Haulage.

The event is an initiative of EFG, organised under the auspices of the Ministries of Trade and Industry and Finance, with support from Ghana Standards Authority under the theme: “Nationalism, The key to Social and Economic Development.”

The Awards is to honour locally made products and wholly Ghanaian owned service industries which have exhibited excellence in premium product and service quality over the years.

Credit: GNA

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