The Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Kwadwo Baah Agyemang has donated 10 sets of brand new computers courtesy of GIFEC to Agogo Presbyterian College of Education Basic School.
The gesture by the former MP was to enhance and facilitate effective ICT education in the school.
The donation was also in fulfillment of a pledge he made during the School’s 1st Speech and Prize giving day held on the 27th March, 2019.
Presenting the items which included head phones, UPS and other accessories, Hon Baah Agyemang, who is an old pupil of the school, stressed the need for the School to put the computers to judicious use so as to achieve the ultimate objective of the ICT Lab in the school.
He stated that ICT has permeated every aspect of living and it is becoming extremely difficult to do without it in this 21st Century as most schools are now turning into smart schools.
Hon Baah Agyemang therefore said APCE Basic School ‘C’ cannot be left out in the abyss.
The NSA Board Chairman, however, cautioned the School authorities to avoid taking the computers home for their personal use.
He admonished the student to be disciplined and study hard so they become national assets in the future.
”I pledge my commitment to support all efforts aimed at raising the standard of education in this School”, Hon Baah Agyemang noted.
Receiving the items, the District Director of Education for Asante Akyem North, Ernest Kwadwo expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the NSA chairman for fulfilling his promise.
The Head teacher, Agyapong Antwi also promised to take good care of the computers to enable it serve the intended purpose.
Present at the brief but colourful ceremony were Nana Adu Gyamfi II, a sub Chief of Agogo Traditional area, Dr. Edward Asadu, CEO of Asadu Royal Waste Management Company Limited.
Also present were Rev. Mavis Hanna Yeboah, Chaplain of Agogo Presbyterian Hospital and Mr. Charles Prempeh, Principal of Dormaa Presbyterian Nurses Training College.
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