The Ghana Civil Service has honoured the Chief of Ejura, Barima Osei Hwedie II in recognition of his dedicated service and demonstrable interest in the development of the country.
The Ejurahene, known in private life as Mr. Enoch Osei Mensah, was honoured together with other deserving servants of the state at the 2018 Excellence Awards held on Friday November 8, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre.
He received a citation and a plaque from Ghana’s Senior Minister, Hon Yaw Osafo Maafo.
The chief has through his adult life served in all the five Presidents under the fourth Republic.
Barima Osei Hwedie II, 51, also the Adontenhene of the Asante-Mampong Traditional Area, begun his civil service work in the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi and has proven to be a national asset several years after.
He is currently the Head of Protocol at the office of the Vice President of the republic of Ghana.
He is noted to have discharged his duties excellently and and with dedication and has served above partisan politics.
The Excellence Awards 2018 sought to shine the lights on the good work of some servants of the State. The event which coincided with the celebration of the Civil Service Week eventually named Barimah Osei Hwedie as one of the most decorated and distinguished personalities in the world of Civil Service.
Mr. Osei Mensah became the Ashanti regional Protocol Officer in 1989 under former President Jerry John Rawlings. In 2002, he became Protocol Officer to the late former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
Between 2010 and 2012, he was Head of Training and Logistics at the Department of State Protocol and then moved on to become the officer in charge of Operations at the Department from 2012 to 2016.
In 2015, he was installed as Divisional Chief for Ejura and Adontenhene of Asante Mampong Silver Stool.
From 2017 to date, he has remained Head of Protocol at the Office of the Vice President.
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