GNPC hands over facilities to beneficiary c’nities in C/R

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation has handed over a number of facilities to four beneficiary institutions in the Central Region.

The beneficiaries are Ghana National College, Bisease Senior High School, Mando Senior High Technical School and the Ekumfi Abor community.

As part of the project, Ghana National College were provid­ed with two 16-seater sanitary facility, Ekumfi Abor community, 12-seater sanitary facility, Bisease Senior High School, a science and computer laboratory and Mando Senior High Technical School, a 160-bed girl’s dormitory and a sanitary facility.

The execution of the projects formed part of the commitment of GNPC towards its corporate social responsibility by supporting identifiable pillars of the society.

During the handing over of the projects to the beneficiaries at separate ceremonies, the Executive Director of the GNPC Founda­tion, Dr Dominic Kwesi Eduah, explained that, the projects were in partial fulfilment of GNPC’s desired future outcome to signifi­cantly impact the lives of Ghana­ians through social interventions.

At Bisease Senior High School, the completion of the science and computer laboratory, Dr Eduah explained, constitute the first phase of the project.

He indicated that, the founda­tion would commence the instal­lation of the equipment at the laboratory to facilitate the teaching and learning of science and ICT in the school.

He asked management of the school to ensure proper mainte­nance of the facility in order to prolong its lifespan.

During a speech at Mando Senior High Technical School, Dr Eduah said that the GNPC foundation had been contributing towards the educational needs of Ghanaians.

According to him, the GNPC Foundation had given 7300 schol­arships to Ghanaians and said in this year’s alone the foundation awarded 1500 scholarships to students to study at various educa­tional institutions in the country.

Dr Eduah further stated that, the foundation had also awarded scholarships to a number of stu­dents studying outside the country in critical areas of interest, adding that, so far 320 students were in universities abroad.

For instance, he said, 200 students from SHS were currently undergoing training in Cuba on GNPC scholarship.

He underscored the need for the creation of opportunities for students in the country to unearth their potential and stated that GNPC was committed to that.

Other interventions undertak­en by the GNPC Foundation, he explained, involved the drilling of about 800 boreholes across the country, saying, “a total of 45 of such boreholes are located in the Central Region”.

The Headmaster of Bisease Senior High School, Francis Af­are-Sackey, expressed appreciation to the GNPC Foundation for the gesture.

Nana Edumadze Forson, Regent of Ekumfi Abor, also ex­pressed appreciation to the GNPC Foundation for the provision of sanitary facility in the community.


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