The Vice-Chancellor of Pentecost University Aps. Dr. Daniel Walker has received a top award for the ‘development of ethical and morally upright professionals’ at the Ghana Development Award 2020. This happened at a ceremony organized by The Busines Executive at Marriot hotel in Accra.
Presenting the award, the Group CEO of The Business Executive Madam Paulette Kporo said Dr. Walker was nominated in the category of ‘contributions to the development of ethical and morally upright professionals and entrepreneurial classes in Ghana’. She, therefore, congratulated him ‘on standing out in the Education sector for the second edition of the “Ghana Development Awards”.
At the award ceremony that took place on Saturday 12th September 2020, Aps. Dr. Walker emerged the eventual winner. He was, therefore, presented a plaque and a citation.
Commenting on the award, the Vice-Chancellor dedicated it to God and the Pentecost University community. ‘I must say I am humbled by this award and therefore dedicate it to God, staff the entire Pentecost University community, Aps. Dr. Walker said.
He added that ‘I must specially acknowledge alumni and students of the University whose professionalism and ethical conduct have earned this award’.
This latest award adds to a series of prestigious awards the VC has received in recent years, including the ‘Th Most Respected and Most Outstanding CEO in the Private University Category’ in 2019 by the Ghana Industry CEOs Awards.
Aps. Dr. Walker is a Ghanaian Theologian and Academic who holds PhD in Theology from the University of Birmingham, UK. He is currently an Apostle and Executive Council Member of The Church of Pentecost.
He has served various positions at Pentecost University including Head of Department of Church History and Missions from 2004 to 2005, and Dean of Students from 2011 to 2016 when he became Vice-Chancellor.