July 1, 2022


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Minister of Communications applauds MTN Ghana Basis for offering a 24 unit classroom block for the Police Schooling System

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MTN Ghana has handed over a 24-unit classroom block to the Ghana Police Service’s Depot College at Tesano in Accra. The GHS 3.4 million facility comprises a Nursery and Kindergarten, a Major College Division, and a Junior Excessive College Division serving a pupil inhabitants of roughly 2,500.

Talking on the occasion, CEO of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh, mentioned “Our motivation for taking up this undertaking was fueled by our understanding that the college had been working from a colonial, weak and dilapidated construction with no respectable washroom amenities, library nor ICT laboratory. I’m delighted to be right here at the moment to handover this 24-unit classroom block to the Ghana Police.

Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of MTN Ghana delivering his speech on the handing over of the 24 unit classroom block at Police College

It’s actually refreshing to know that 18 months funding in time, assets and labor has produced this stunning new classroom complicated that has been put up for the Police Depot College,” Selorm Adadevoh mentioned.

“The brand new facility will ease the present stress on the college and catchment space and can present a extra comfy studying setting for instructing and studying,” he added.

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Entrance view of the Police College with College Youngsters within the constructing

On his half, the Board Chairman of the MTN Ghana Basis Prof. Franklyn Manu mentioned, “The MTN Ghana Basis was established with the mission to enhance the standard of lives of individuals by means of life-enriching and sustainable company social accountability interventions in communities the place MTN operates.

This undertaking is a typical instance of what we got down to do as a Basis which is to determine socio-economic points affecting our society after which companion the related stakeholders to seek out lasting options to them.”

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Delivering the keynote tackle on behalf of the President, Minister for Communication and Digitalization, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful applauded MTN Ghana for the wonderful job of offering a protected place for instructing and studying. She urged the scholars to take their classes particularly ICT critically as it is going to join them to wider and limitless alternatives in Ghana and different components of the world.

Ursula Owusu Ekuful Minister of Communication and Digitalization accessing the infrastructure provided in one of the classrooms at Police School
Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister of Communication and Digitalization accessing the infrastructure supplied in one of many lecture rooms at Police College

Commissioner of Police, Alex Mensah, Director Normal Technical of the Ghana Police thanked MTN Ghana for single-handedly constructing such an impressive facility for the college. “To MTN all that we will say, as it’s in Macbeth is ‘Extra is thy due than greater than all will pay.’ We’re very grateful and shall at all times stay grateful to you anytime we enter this edifice.,” COP Mensah said.

The dignitaries who attended the ceremony included the South African Excessive Commissioner to Ghana, Madam Grace Jeanette Mason, Deputy Minister of Schooling, John Ntim Fordjour, Board Chairman of the NCA, Mr. Isaac Emmil Osei-Bonsu, Director Normal of NCA Joe Anokye, CEO of the Ghana Telecoms Chamber, Dr. Kenneth Ashigbey, MP for Okaikwei South Constituency, Honorable Darkoa Newman, Municipal Director for Schooling Cynthia Obuni and different Administrators of Schooling, Officers of the Ghana Police Service and the Police Coaching College, College Authorities, PTA Members, Pupils and College students of Ghana Police College.

The dignitaries from MTN have been Board Chairman of the MTN Ghana Basis, Prof Franklyn Manu, Mrs. Nabila Williams, Board member of MTN Ghana Basis, some Officers of MTN and workers.

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Again view of one of many stretch of the 24 unit Classroom Block for Police College at Tesano

Since its institution in 2007, the MTN Ghana Basis has invested USD 15 million in over 158 main initiatives within the areas of training, well being and financial empowerment that are immediately impacting an estimated 4 million and several other others not directly.

Schooling is considered one of three focus areas of the MTN Ghana Basis. Out of the full variety of initiatives, the Basis has invested in 87 training initiatives they usually embody ultra-modern Know-how Laboratory for the Ghana Institute of Public Administration (GIMPA), ICT Facilities for Takoradi Technical Institute, Koforidua Technical College, Bonsu Agric College and the Assistive Know-how Unit on the College of Ghana, boys’ dormitory block for Akropong College for the blind, a six-unit classroom block for Kodjonya Millennium College and eight-unit dormitory block for Owerriman SHS. The Basis has additionally supplied over 1000 scholarships for needy and sensible college students throughout the nation beneath its Vivid Scholarship scheme.

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