Alhaji Amin Iddrisu, Chief Executive Officer of the Abuya Group of Companies, is set to be honored as the Humanitarian of the Year at this year’s Northern Excellence Awards. The prestigious accolade recognizes his exceptional contributions to addressing critical societal issues and uplifting communities in Northern Ghana.

The highly anticipated event, slated to take place at Aisha Homes in Tamale on Saturday, March 9th, 2024, will celebrate individuals who have made a profound impact on the region’s landscape.

Alhaji Aminu Iddrisu’s philanthropic efforts through the Abuya Foundation have significantly impacted the lives of the less privileged and deprived communities over the past two years.

His dedication to social responsibility has resulted in the establishment of essential projects, including a modern school, an ultramodern mosque, and a state-of-the-art maternity block in Nakpayili. These initiatives aim to provide quality education, religious facilities, and maternity care to approximately thirty communities within the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region.

In an interview with, Mr. Abdul-Latif Alhassan, Executive Director of Celebrities Charity Development Foundation, commended Alhaji Aminu Iddrisu for his transformative initiatives, describing him as a “Beacon of Change” and a role model to many across the country.

The Northern Excellence Awards, organized by the Celebrities Charity Development Foundation in collaboration with and partners, seeks to annually recognize and honor individuals who positively contribute to the socio-economic development of Northern Ghana and beyond.

As Alhaji Amin Iddrisu prepares to receive the prestigious Humanitarian of the Year award, his philanthropic endeavors serve as a testament to his unwavering commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Story by Abubakari Sadiq Righteous –