The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) took home the BRONZE AWARD for the BEST GOVERNMENT USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA (CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT) during the 8th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2018 here in Accra on Friday June 29, 2018 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel.
The Ghana Tourism Authority was nominated in the category of BEST GOVERNMENT USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA (Citizen Engagement).
The awards available for grabs were gold, silver and bronze and the GTA emerged as the Bronze Winner in the category. The Ghana Police Service (GPS) and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) won Gold and Silver respectively.
Mr. John Atta Kakra Kusi, a Senior Corporate Affairs Officer received the award on behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Ghana Tourism Authority
GITTA is an award program in the industry of Information Technology and Telecommunications to promote innovation and excellence in the Ghana ICT sector and has been in existence for the past eight years, recognizing 54 different categories of related activities. This year was the first time the GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY was nominated in any of the categories and under the RAPID ICT INNOVATION/ TRANSFORMATION instituted by the CEO of the Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, GTA became recognized by GITTA and subsequently swept the Bronze Award for Best Government Use of Social Media (Citizen Engagement).
Guest speaker for the awards night, Honorable Deputy Minister of Communication, Mr. George Andah in his remarks charged the awardees to continue in their quest to be the best and sustain the good work they have been recognized for.