Accra, May 18, GNA - The All-Africa Students Union (AASU) and Ghana Morocco Old Students Association (GHAMOSA), has honour King Mohammed VI of Morocco with the title, Noble Change Ambassador Award.
The gesture by these associations was to appreciate King Mohammed’s immense contribution to promoting youth education by offering scholarships to students especially those from Africa through the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation.
The award was presented to the King through Mr Mohammed Farahat, the Moroccan Ambassador to Ghana to King Mohammed.
It was presented by Mr Peter Kodjie, Secretary General of the All - African Students Union during the National the National Students Award, an award scheme organised by National Students' Alliance.
Mr Kodjie and Mr Peter Panyin Anaman, President of the Ghana Morocco Old Student Association expressed their gratitude to King Mohammed for taking steps to nurture patriotic and visionary youth leaders to spur the development of the continent.
They added, “What Africa lacks is not resources but good leadership just as demonstrated by King Mohammed and he is a good role module for us the future leaders of the Africa continent”.
Ambassador Farahat, who through his diplomatic experience and believe in students diplomacy had contributed to the success of the two students group affirmed the embassy’s commitment to continue supporting students in their endeavours to promote closer ties between African students, especially between Moroccan and Ghanaian students.
He stated that, “The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the All-Africa Students Union and the Ghana Morocco Old Students Association the assurances of its highest consideration”.
Morocco, he reiterated had proven overtime, their willingness to support youth development to enable them act as a catalyst for continental integration through capacity building.
The Ambassador advised the group to work tirelessly to unite Africa students to propel the development and peace of the continent.