Ten Students From University Of Ghana Receives Free Laptops
Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency in the Western Region, Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has presented ten (10) brand new Laptop computers to selected university students in her constituency.
This gesture from the immediate past legislator is to facilitate and enhance their studies. Ten (10) students from various public universities across the country profited.
They included; Elijah Brown, Ebenezer Ocran, Doris Enimil, Pricilla Manu, Gloria Bruce Amooh, Karen Asiedu, Charles Baffour, Shadrack Awuah, Doreen Amponsah, and Irene Amoh Asiedu all from Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality.
In a short presentation ceremony at her residence, Huni-Valley, Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi said about a year ago, global education was affected by a pandemic (COVID-19) which resulted in the introduction of virtual studies by most of the Universities.
The former MP showed that some students requested for support in the form of a personal laptop computer to pursue their course.
In response to the request, Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi identified ten (10) students from the major towns of the constituency namely Damang, Huni-Valley, Aboso, Bogoso, and Prestea as beneficiaries of the initial distribution of laptops.
A few parents also received the laptops on behalf of their children who were in school.
The former Legislator and President of Wassa Hemaa Foundation urged the students to take their studies seriously and also make good use of the laptop which would assist them to undertake research work amongst other coursework activities.
She reiterated the vision of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo regarding formal education, as well as Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), being the bedrock for the development of every nation.