The CEO of Soccer Time Africa and Chairman of Afro-Arab Group of Companies, Alhaji Abdul Salamu Amadu has won the sports category at the 2018 edition of the prestigious 40 under 40 Achievers Awards.

The ceremony which took place on the 13th of October at the plush Kempensiki Hotel in Accra saw the business mogul awarded for his efforts and contributions to the development of sports in Ghana.

The award seeks to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nation’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of 40 from a wide range of industries.

It also seeks to place emphasis on these individuals’ impeccable results through commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service.

The award scheme was organised by Xodus communications, handlers of the Ghana Oil & Gas Awards, Ghana Auto Awards, Ghana Aviation Awards and Ghana Manufacturing Awards.

Alhaji Salam Amadu's Profile:

Alhaji Amadu has been running the Afro-Arab Group of Companies for over a decade with its headquarters at Accra New Town.

Currently, the group has nine subsidiaries operating in different part of Ghana. These subsidiaries include; Afro-Arab Micro Finance Co. Ltd, Afro-Arab Travel & Tour, Afro-Arab Properties Ltd, Afro-Arab Co. Ltd, A & A Sports Consult, Afro-Arab Foundation, Afro-Arab Mining Co. Ltd., Afro-Arab Telecommunication Co. Ltd and Afro-Arab Mineral Water Co. Ltd.

Afro-Arab Company Limited was the first subsidiary to be registered. It was registered as a limited liability company incorporated under the companies’ code, 1963 act 179 on 26th January 2007.

He is a staunch Asante Kotoko supporter and football fanatic who is hugely remembered for donating boots and cash to the Porcupine Warriors.

By Daraja Mutari