The African Leadership Magazine is a popular Pan African political magazine on the Continent.
The selection of the president was based on a global poll in which he pulled 54.39 percent with H.E. John Magufuli, President of Tanzania becoming the Runner-up with 43.83 percent of the votes.
In all, the African leader of the Year went to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation.
His win is mostly tied to the enormous contribution his outfit has made in the curb of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
This becomes a big win for President Akufo-Addo considering his win in the just ended general election.