U&A's fashion mogul, Usif Issah, has been adjudged the "Young Achiever of the Year" at the maiden edition of Merit Awards.
Usif Issah’s competitors for the Young Achiever Category were a Ghanaian Belgium base and Chief Executive Officer of Loud Sound GH, Azee Burner of Mic Burners Records and Apya Fordjuor of Apya Music.
The maiden edition off Merit Awards came off at the Royal Lamerta Hotel in Kumasi which rewarded high school scholars and high personalities, influencers, art performers and writers who positively impact the youth of Ghana.
Solomon Asiedu (Oseikromnii OK), Public Relation Officer and board Member of U&a Kloddin, told their ardent followers prior to the award that, they were very optimistic of winning “considering the amount of lives that we’ve touched and hard work we’ve put in this year.” he added, "Merit Awards 2017 recognizing our efforts in the industry to nominate us was a win already".
Usif Issah who won Young Achiever of the year on his facebook profile wrote.
"Our success today has been a clear reflection of our pain yesterday, through the struggle we stood our grounds, because we had a great vision, in our minds eye we saw a very bright future. Being nominated as YOUNG ACHIEVER in the maiden edition of MERIT AWARDS was an Honor. You stood by us when we solicited for your votes and we won! Together we made it! Thank you all for your support and we also dedicate this award to our brothers who were nominated in that category. We are all winners. Azee Ntwene Burner Alfred Brain Aborga Apya Gh"