GIFEC Donates 20 PCs To Akim Oda Library
As part of the government’s mission to introduce e-technology in all sectors of the economy, the Ministry of Communications in collaboration with the Ghana Library Authority has decided to digitize libraries across the country.
Mr Kwame Amoako-Atta, the Eastern Region Zonal Manager of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) hammered on this at a presentation of 20 DELL desktop computers and accessories to Akim Oda Library in the Birim Central Municipality.
Apart from the computers, equipment like printer, scanner and projector were also issued to the library.
He elaborated that the devices were issued by the government of Ghana through GIFEC.
Mr Amoako stressed that the digitization of libraries would improve research among students and researchers in general. It would also provide an opportunity for schools in the municipality that do not have Information and Communication Technology Centres (ICT) to have access to computer training at the library.
Madam Victoria Adu, the Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) expressed gratitude to GIFEC for the warm gesture.
She emphasized that computers with internet access would attract students and researchers in the vicinity to come to the library to reduce the cost of airtime they purchase to check academic topics online.
Mr George Osafo, the officer-in-charge of Akim Oda Library expressed appreciation to the donors and the Municipal Assembly for their immense support in acquiring the equipment.