On the 23rd day of December 2020, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received an award from The Accra Metropolitan Assembly in recognition of its support in the fight against COVID-19. Those who attended the award ceremony on behalf of the Church were Emelia Ahadjie, Director of Communication; Samuel Appiah-Kubi, Publishing Services Department Manager; Spencer Myers, Publishing Assistant; and Andrews Nana Appiah Mensah, Intern Communication Department.
During the Awards Ceremony, the Mayor of Accra Honorable Mohammed Adjei Sowah introduced the security agencies who were present at the ceremony. He showed his appreciation to the fire service, the police service, and the military for their immense support to the Assembly.
Hon. Mohammed Adjei Sowah also showed his deep appreciation to the institutions who in one way or the other contributed enormously to the metropolis through the Assembly. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, GCB Bank (GCB), C. Woermann, J.K Company Limited were some of the institutions which were awarded by the Assembly.
Hon. Mohammed Adjei Sowah recounting some of the great services the Church has contributed to the communities said, “History will not forget the great work that the Church has done for the people, and the good works of the Church will forever stand”. Some of the contributions he mentioned were the food items given to the communities that brought smiles to the faces of several families; COVID-19 protective gear such as face masks, face shields, sanitizers and other clinical items etc. that were distributed to hospitals, Poly Clinics, market women and the vulnerable through the Assembly, all in the effort to help the fight against COVID-19. Receiving the award on behalf of the Church were Emelia Ahadjie and Samuel Appiah-Kubi.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the only church that was recognized and awarded by the Metropolitan Assembly. The representative from GCB thanked the Assembly on behalf of all the award winners and after his speech, the representatives who received the awards on behalf of their respective institutions had a picture with Hon. Mohammed Adjei Sowah at the forecourt of the Assembly.