Key to the City is an award presented by a town or city’s municipal government to esteemed residents or visitors whom the city wishes to honour.

The award, usually an ornamental key is presented by the mayor of the city or some other public figure at an awards ceremony. Notable personalities who have in the past been presented with the award are; George Bush, Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Pelé, Usher, Kim Kardashian and Tiger Woods.

Below are 3 Ghanaians personalities who were honoured with keys to the city in 2016 that you probably may not know.

1. Abraham Attah – Massachusetts


2. Anas Aremayaw Anas – Massachusetts

Photo: TEDx, Anas Aremeyaw/Facebook


3. Okyeame Kwame – Cincinnati

okyeame kwame

Photo: PeaceFmOnline


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