- Simon Agbeko, a popular Ghanaian Lance Corporal who has gone viral in the past for his humanitarian works, has been honoured
- The police officer has been fixing street lights, cleaning clogged gutters, helping disabled people and more around Accra
- His good works were sighted by the Humanitarian Awards Ghana and Simon was so grateful
Lance Corporal Simon Agbeko, the Ghanaian police officer who is renowned for his many works of charity and service to the people of Ghana, has received a great honour.
According to a report sighted by Briefly.co.za on Pulse.com.gh, Simon was awarded by the Humanitarian Awards Ghana for his many works of charity.
It is reported that the honour is indicative of one who has demonstrated leadership skills and made a difference in the community as the award is given to those who personify the highest standards of service and character.
The Lance Corporal is an officer with the Accra Regional Police Command who has been changing the lives of the physically challenged on the street in Accra and shown that he's a true citizen and a true patriot in the country.
The junior police officer also filled some deadly potholes which threatened the lives of drivers and passengers in Accra for temporal usage, as Briefly.co.za once reported.
Speaking about his award, Simon mentioned that it meant a lot to him. In his own words:
"I am honoured and excited to have received this award. It really does mean a lot to get an award in honour of a man who was a visionary and had a dream".
In other news, popular philanthropist BI Phakathi is well-known to Briefly.co.za readers and his exploits often go viral via social media. Some time ago, Phakathi shared a video that has attracted a staggering 105 million views via Facebook. The footage reveals how Phakathi stumbled upon two young men who live on the street.
As soon as he learnt of their plight, Phakathi graciously offered to buy them some lunch. The men got much more than what they bargained for as Phakathi returned with a load of groceries.
It was truly heartwarming to see the reaction on their faces, as they were left in disbelief by Phakathi's generosity. The video has had a stunning impact and has been shared more than 600 000 times.
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