The Executive Head of Business and Commercial Clients at Stanbic Bank Ghana, Alhaji Farhan is amongst distinguished sons and daughters of the North who will be honored on Sunday, 5th March 2023 for their outstanding contributions to the development of the North.

Alhaji Farihan Alhassan D. will receive the award for Financial Sector Star of the year for his remarkable accomplishments in the Banking and Finance sector.

In an interview with, Mr. Alhassan Abdul-Latif, Executive Director of Celebrities Charity Development Foundation, organizers of Northern Excellence Awards said Alhaji Farihan rose from a humble beginning as the youngest bank manager in the north to become one of Ghana’s most highly respected personalities in the Banking and Finance industry across Africa.

He added the Executive Head for Business & Commercial Clients of

Stanbic Bank Ghana is also duly recognized for his untiring leadership of service to humanity towards youth

development and the empowerment of the less privileged and marginalized groups across northern Ghana and beyond. Northern Ghana.

The 5th Northern Excellence Awards will take place at the Global Dream Hotel in Tamale, on Sunday, 5th March 2023, from 8:00pm prompt.

NExA is a special initiative put together by the Celebrities Charity Development Foundation in-collaboration with and Partners to annually recognize and honor distinguish personalities who are positively contributing to the socio-economic development of Northern Ghana and beyond.

The awards scheme celebrates outstanding personalities in the academia, politics, civil society groups, philanthropist and traditional leaders who have impacted positively in the socioeconomic wellbeing of individuals and the society.