The Rainbow Club managed to beat their sworn rivals 1-0 to record their third win of the season.
Vincent Atinga scored from the spot after referee Samuel Sukah had awarded a questionable penalty for Hearts of Oak.
Dauda who came on late in the game to replace Alex Kouassi is delighted with the win over Kotoko.
“We the players are very happy, we fought and worked very hard for this victory,” he told the media.
“It didn’t come easy because the game was very tough but at the end we won the three points which is very important.
“Personally I am very happy with the result and this win will boost our confidence in our subsequent games.”
Accra Hearts of Oak are now sixth on the League table with 12 points.