Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development clinched an award at the recently held Government Public Relations Excellence Awards (GoPREX) 2023, a highly acclaimed event organized by the Information Services Department and the Ministry of Information.
The Ministry's Public Relations Unit, recognized for its outstanding performance, secured an award in a category highlighting its exemplary execution of duties based on both assessment and limited voting.
One of the highlights of the evening was the well-deserved recognition bestowed upon Ms. Darling Maame Efua Cann, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, who was crowned the " PROs Assistant PR Officer of the Year 2023." This award acknowledges Ms. Cann's and the entire PR Unit exceptional contributions to the field, underscoring dedication, professionalism, and significant impact on the Ministry's communication strategies.
The GoPREX Awards, designed to celebrate and honor excellence in Government Public Relations, aims to shine a spotlight on individuals and PR Units across Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of State. It also extends its accolades to influential personalities whose work and support significantly contribute to the enhancement of Government PR practices.
The Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development's success at GoPREX 2023 is a testament to its unwavering commitment to transparency, effective communication, and community engagement.
The award-winning Public Relations Unit under the Leadership of Madam Matilda Tettey has played a pivotal role in fostering positive relationships between the government and the public, furthering the goals of decentralization and rural development.
In a remark made on behalf of the PR Unit, Miss Cann expressed gratitude for the recognition, emphasizing the importance of effective public relations in enhancing government-citizen relations. The Ministry sees this achievement as a motivation to continue delivering exceptional services to the public and to further strengthen its commitment to open communication and accountability.
The GoPREX Awards have not only acknowledged the Ministry's achievements but have also highlighted the crucial role of public relations in shaping positive narratives and fostering transparent governance.
The Ministry therefore remains steadfast in its dedication to promoting decentralized governance and rural development, with its award-winning Public Relations Unit leading the way in setting new standards for government communication and transparency.