Madam Joyce Bawah Mogtari, esteemed as the Special Aide to Former President John Dramani Mahama, is poised to be honored among the distinguished figures of Northern Ghana at the upcoming 6th edition of the most prestigious Northern Excellence Awards (NExA). This recognition celebrates her significant contributions to the socio-economic development of the region. Scheduled to be held at Aisha Homes in Tamale on Saturday, March 9th, 2024, the 2024 Northern Excellence Awards will pay homage to individuals who have left a profound impact on the Northern Ghanaian landscape. Joyce Bawah Mogtari is being lauded for her exceptional contributions to politics, her unwavering dedication to women's empowerment, and her inspirational leadership, which serves as a beacon of hope for young girls across Ghana. In an exclusive interview with, Mr. Alhassan Abdul Latif, Executive Director of the Celebrities Charity Development Foundation and organizer of the Northern Ghana Excellence Awards, commended Madam Bawah Mogtari for her exemplary commitment and benevolence in providing furniture and sanitary supplies to girls in senior high schools across Northern Ghana. Mr. Latif highlighted that beyond her remarkable achievements, Madam Bawah Mogtari has dedicated herself to uplifting fellow women, advocating for their rights, and providing essential support to help them thrive in their endeavors. He further revealed that through her tireless efforts, Madam Bawah Mogtari has shattered barriers, challenged stereotypes, and paved the way for a more inclusive and equitable society, thereby inspiring others to make a positive difference in their communities. NExA, a special initiative pioneered by the Celebrities Charity Development Foundation in collaboration with and Partners, aims to annually recognize and honor distinguished personalities who are actively contributing to the socio-economic development of Northern Ghana. Madam Joyce Bawah Mogtari's impending recognition as the Most Outstanding Northern Woman of the Year underscores her unwavering commitment to uplifting her community and driving positive change on a broader scale. By Abubakari Sadiq Righteous