Deputy Minister Donates To Alma Mater

…As Komenda College of Education Receives GH₵50,000 As Research Fund

Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, George Mireku Duker, has donated a sum of GH₵50,000 to support his alma mater, Komenda College of Education (KOMENCO)during the school’s Founders Day Celebration.

The donation, which was made on Friday, March 8, 2024, is to support the establishment of KOMENCO’s Research Fund, and development of the College’s newly established ‘Pre-School’ division, which seeks to nurture young ones.

As a product of the College, Mr Duker, was called upon by the authorities to grace the ‘’3rdSam-Creedy-Komeh Ababio Lectures, 2024”, as part of the school’s Founders Day Celebration.

In a post sighted by The Anchor, regarding the donation, Mr Duker stated that, “I donated GH₵ 30,000 Cedis to support the establishment of KOMENCO RESEARCH FUND to help students and staff members to undertake research works towards unearthing new ideas which will enhance the educational activities of KOMENCO and propel Ghana at large.

I further donated GH₵20,000 to support the development of KOMENCO’s newly established PRE-SCHOOL, which seeks to nurture our young siblings”.

The deputy minister, who doubles as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency in the Western region, having spent considerable amount of time impacting knowledge in the classroom, has been very particular about issues of education.

4th Industrial Revolution

Speaking on the theme, “Komenda College: The Forever Resilient and Forever Shinning Nation Builder”, Mr Duker, urged both students and the teaching staff, to adjust to the trends of the fourth industrial revolution of the 21st Century, which has completely revolutionized education and all fields of endeavor.

“The world has seen the application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Robotics and others towards Skills Development to match the ever-changing World of Work, hence, I urged KOMENCO management to pay attention to such trends towards making a meaningful impact on the nation,” he stated.

Other dignitaries in attendance of KOMENCO Founders Day Celebration were, Professor Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh, a former Director of University of Ghana [UG] School of Communications, Mr Ebenezer Acquaah, Headmaster of Achimota School, who are both old students of Komenda College, among others to support the occasion.



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