Biography facts about, Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam, one of the richest businessmen in Ghana from Nkoranza – his achievements, donations, net worth, businesses, and many more.
Looking for one of Ghana’s coolest ‘billionaires’ that doesn’t rely on the media for controversies or to display his wealth? Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam should be the first name that comes to mind.
Because of how he has and is developing his region, he is the only person the people of Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region do not play with. His fame extends beyond Nkoranza; he is adored by many Ghanaians and even those outside the country.
In this article, Thedistin.com we would share his secret to wealth, his advice to the youth, some of his donations, why he bought the most expensive coffin to bury his mother, his net worth, and many more.
Who is Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam?
Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam is the Chairman of Ghana Link Network Services, an Information Technology Company that provides customized robust, and versatile trade facilitation solutions to our clients through continuous innovative business process, and also develop the growth capacity of the countries in which it operates.
What are the businesses (companies) owned by Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam?
Mr. Danso is the chief executive officer of the Nick Group of companies which comprises Ghana Link, the Royal Nick Hotels chain, the Royal Light chain, Nick TC Scan (Ghana and Sierra Leone), Alic Inspection Company, Export Gold Ethanol Inspection Company, Global Export Company of Guinea Bissau, Misyl Energy BDC, Nick Petroleum and several other companies.
What is Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam’s secret to wealth?
The successes of a man largely depend on his mindset delivery and positive risk-taking. The executive chairman of Nick’s group of companies, Nick Danso Adjei said manna would no longer fall to feed mankind unless we explore our ideas to make things happen.
Nick Danso Adjei disclosed this to Nkyeremu news team during their Kurufie yam festival celebration held at Bredi in the Bono East region.
The Ghanaian business icon, Nick Danso Adjei said everybody in his lifetime would once meet his fortune time but it takes total boldness and aggressiveness to make one discover his gifted opportunity.
Some donations made by Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam:
President of Nick International Holdings, Nick Danso Adjei donated two incubators to St. Theresa’s Hospital at Nkoranza in the Bono East Region in 2019. The two incubators were worth GHC100,000 at that time. The occasion was graced by Traditional Leaders, clergy, and politicians including the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwame Baffoe aka Abronye DC. and Prof. Christopher Ameyaw- Akumfi.
According to him, the donation became necessary as the administrators made a plea through his grandfather Nana Ankomako the Sessiman Ntoa Bosomfour of Nkoranza.
Also, in 2013, Mr. Nick Danso donated a whopping amount of Ghc50,000 to the Anglican college of technology in Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana as part of his contribution to higher education in the country.
Prior to that, he had handed over a police station and barracks at the cost of Ghc300,000 to the Bredi No. 1 community.
He also provided funds for the construction of a mortuary at the Saint Theresa’s Roman Catholic Hospital in Nkoranza and donated Ghc10,000 to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital and Gc20,000 to Black Stars as well as a substantial amount to support the construction of East Legon hospital in Accra.
He has also financed the rehabilitation of an 18-kilometer road between the Kintampo and Kunsu communities in the Kintampo North Municipality of the Bono East Region.
What is Mr. Nick Danso Abbeam’s vision?
He told Nkyeremu Tv that his vision for Ghana is to help increase our income generation at our various border posts and to reduce corruption through the integrated customs management system- ICUMS.
In 2020, ICUMS generated 10.5 billion cedis for GRA. This success was met due to the improvement in ICUMS clearance processes introduced to the KIA by chairman Nick Danso Adjei.
How many people has Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam employed?
He has employed over 2,000 workers in Ghana and beyond.
What is Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam’s advice to the youth?
He has once cautioned the youth to stop internet scamming and switch their attention to books.
Nick Danso Abbeam’s Achievements and Honors
Mr. Nick Danso Abeam was crowned Africa’s Business Star of the decade at the Initiators of Change Foundation Lifetime In A Portrait Award of the Decade 2021 virtual ceremony held at the studios of GBC One. The award is in recognition of its positive impact on society and the development of Ghana.
Nick Danso Adjei was awarded CEO of the Year (Trade Facilitation category) and Entrepreneur of the Year at the maiden edition of the Ghana CEO Vision, Exhibition, and Awards Night held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra in 2022.
This is the third time the Executive Chairman of Ghana Link has won a topmost award; at last year’s Ghana Shippers Awards, Mr. Nick Danso Adjei won the Personality of the Year award for his exceptional leadership character, vision, integrity, and focus to continuously provide direction to deliver projects that have directly impacted revenues and facilitated trade.
He was also honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award (Excellence in Business Award) at the 4th Ghana Business Awards Night.
These recognitions are the latest among the tall list of local and global honors that Nick Danso has in his resume so far in his role as the CEO of the Nick Group of companies.
Who are Nick Danso Agyei Abbeam’s parents?
Business mogul, Nick Danso was born to Nana Agyei and Madam Abena Achiaa. Unfortunately, all his parents are not alive today. His mother died on 16th March 2016 while his father died years earlier. His dad was a chief and a fetish priest.
What is the biggest, and richest funeral ever held in Ghana?
The burial of Mr. Nick Adjei Danso Abbeam‘s mother, Madam Abena Achiaa (Achiaa FM), who died on 16th March 2016 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has been revealed as the most expensive individual funeral rite ever in the history of Ghana.
The Most Expensive and Biggest funeral in Ghana happened in Nkoranza and was done by Mr. Nick Adjei Danso Abbeam, the rich son of the late Madam Abena Achiaa.
A prototype of the casket that was used to bury music icon Michael Jackson landed by air at the Kotoka International Airport, the first of its kind to land on the African continent.
The casket was headed for the scenic town of Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region for the burial of Madam Abena Achiaa (Achiaa FM), who died on 16th March 2016 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The late Abena Achiaa, who died at the age of seventy-one, was the CEO of Achiaa FM at Nkoranza.
She was the mother of Ghanaian business magnate Nick Danso, described as one of Ghana’s most enterprising young businessmen.
The body of Mr. Nick Adjei Danso Abbeam’s late mother, Madam Abena Achiaa was delivered in a helicopter from Accra to Nkoranza with full security.
When the caskets containing the body arrived safely at the hometown of Mr. Nick Adjei Danso Abbeam, a fleet of luxurious cars carried it to the funeral grounds.
In a video monitored by Thedistin.com, the gold-plated coffin was an upgraded version of the late King of pop songs, Michael Jackson’s casket which was produced by Batesville Casket Company of Batesville, Indiana, USA. Michael Jackson’s casket according to reports had model was chosen as the Promethean type, a highly polished 14-carat gold-plated bronze casket said to cost in the $30,000 range and has a flame blue velvet interior.
Per a search on google and Magreheb Tv, the total cost of the casket including the shipping was estimated at $75,000 and was paid by Mr. Nick Adjei Danso Abbeam to honor his late mother in 2016 – watch the most talked about funeral Mr. Nick Danso held for his mother here.
What is Mr. Nick Danso Abbeam’s net worth?
The CEO of Nick Group of companies and Ghana Link, Nick Danso Agyei Abbeam is a billionaire. His estimated current net worth is $2 billion. However, his exact net worth is not known to the public.
Nick Danso spends just 50 Ghana cedis a day on himself but he loves to give millions to people on a regular. The highest amount Nick Danso spends in a day, occasionally, is between 200 to 300 Ghana cedis when he goes to Movenpick Ambassador Hotel or Kempinski Hotel to have his launch or breakfast.
Mr. Danso once lost $10 million from BDC and OMC – all a subsidiary of Nick Petroleum, while he was outside the country working as a destination specialist, due to mismanagement by his caretaker.
Quick facts about Mr. Nick Danso Adjei Abbeam
- He is from a polygamous home, his late father had 14 wives, and his mother was the last among them.
- His late father had 100 children before he died.
- He is the first African to use a mobile phone, a gift he received from a billionaire in Spain.
- He is currently one of the richest men in Ghana, a billionaire to be precise, but doesn’t want to be included in any rankings by the media.