Ghanaian Doctor Honoured In Nigeria For Contributing To Youth Development


A Nigerian-based Ghanaian medical practitioner, Dr. Abdul Razak Toure, has been recognized by the youth-led organization for his contributions towards empowering the youth in both countries.

The group, Digital African Youth Forum, which is a youth-led non-governmental organization with prime purpose of using digital innovation in creating and promoting quality, accessible education, learning opportunities, skills acquisition and advocacy for inclusive growth of youth, explained in a statement that Dr. Toure has also worked hard at creating opportunities for the youth.

Presenting him with the award, Abbas Badamasi of the Digital African Youth Forum explained that the award is to crown all the good works of the Ghanaian doctor.  “Checking the antecedent and track records of Dr. Abdul Razak Toure, our organization discovered he has empowered a lot of youth, especially in Nigeria and Ghana.

He has created a lot of jobs for our teeming youth through his various establishments notably among them, Global call Hijama Centre, Hijra TV and others.

“Dr Abdul Razak Toure has also served as a bridge-builder to success and facilitator of opportunities to our youth,” he said.

Abbas Badamasi also added that Dr. Abdul Razak Toure’s works have become a game-changer for many young people to look up to.

“In terms of humanitarian service, Dr Abdul Razak has done a lot in assisting different people and organizations that came his way, he rendered free medical treatments to less privileged people in Nigeria and diaspora.

“Dr Abdul Razak has done a lot to change the livelihood of people for good which our organization can’t mention all.

“Dr Abdul Razak Toure Is a game-changer, so he deserves an award to say kudos to his efforts so that he can do more,” he added.

On his part, Dr. Toure expressed thanks to the group while stating that this is a humbling gesture done him.

Profile of Dr. Abdul Razak Toure:

Dr. Abdul Razak Toure, born on July 7, 1974, is a commercially-minded international relations and professional Medical Practitioner, a body detoxification specialist, and a business development manager.  Moreover, he is also a seasoned project management professional and a marketer with proven business judgment, strong strategic capability, leadership, and general management experience as well as an extended record of excellence in matrix environments.

He possesses a myriad of experiences mined from several years of dedication to work, life, and addressing human challenges.

Dr. Abdul Razak Toure is an individual committed to work and bringing about transformations in any capacity he finds himself in, and to spearheading many high standard achievements within the various capacities, organizations he has served in as a professional.

He has also demonstrated success in leading ambitious business change projects, ensuring consistent attainment of deadlines, budget goals, and quality expectations as well as building up top-caliber teams by fostering the utmost staff morale and excellence.

Born in Accra, Ghana, as a Muslim, Dr. Abdul Razak Toure speaks English, Arabic, German, and Hausa fluently.


In the area of education, between 2020 and 2022, he acquired a U.S Agency for Global Media Cert from the U.S Agency for Global Media; and a Diploma in Holistic Practice from the Al-Anazi Islamic and Holistic Institute (Saudi Arabia) between 2018 – 2019. At the Heidelberg University (Germany) between 2011 and 2014, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Health Management.  In his earlier educational life, he attended the Super Star College Advance Institute (Accra–New Town) between 1994-1996 for his GCE A’Level; the Christian Methodist Secondary School in Accra between 1989–1994 for his G.C.E O’Level; the New Nation International School in Accra between 1982-1988 where he was awarded a school testimonial and a late entrance certificate.  Skills/Competencies: – Excellent problem-solving skills  – Analytical skills as well as the ability to plan and prioritize  – Great leadership and entrepreneurial skills  – Good communication and presentation skills  – Computer Literacy skills  – Critical thinking Skills  – People Management Skills  – Great Interpersonal Skills  – Good multitasking abilities – Ability to think creatively and strategically  – Resilience  – Ability to influence and negotiate with others  Dr. Abdul Razak Toure has also specialized in Innovative Medicine, Global Public Health, Integrated Clinical and Community Health, Physical Activity and Health, International Humanitarian Action, International Health, and Poverty-Related Health Problems.

Career life:

He is currently the Ghana Country Director at the First Class Refreshments Limited, Essential Diet2021 to date Country Director (Essential Diet).  Dr. Abdul Razak Toure is also the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of a VOA-affiliated television station known as Hijrah TV since 2019; and also, a Marketing Executive at the View Sat (Media) Satellite since February 2020 February, to date.


2022 – National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Award of Excellence 2020 – Icon of Societal Transformation from Students Union Government Bayero University, Kano  2020 – Icon of Humanitarian service from Arewa Students Forum (ASF), African Youth Assembly for Peace  2019 – African Peace Ambassador, Muslim Group, Ghana  2019-2020 – The Most Promising Muslim Traditional Doctor of the year  2019 – Epitome of Humility, by Arewa Media Practitioners Nima Excellence Award

Source: www.ghanaweb


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