- The University of Cape Coast has awarded 86 retiree staff of the university
- The awards night saw the longest serving staff, who served the university for 44 yeras take home a deep freezer
The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has rewarded 86 retiring staff with various prizes, including a deep freezer.
Eighty-six long service workers, who have served the institution in various areas of operation for 15 to 44 years, were recognized and awarded.
MyNewsGh.com reports that one Kwaku Essoun emerged as the longest serving staff of the University, having served for 44 years.
He was subsequently presented with a deep freezer as a “thank you” package for his services to the institution.
Mr. Essoun was full of praise of the University authorities for recognizing his contribution to the development of the institution.
In all, 86 retirees were rewarded, comprising of 34 junior and 34 senior staff, who were presented with items ranging from double door fridges, deep freezers, cash, citation plaques and living room furniture.
Vice Chancellor of UCC, Prof Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, thanked all the retirees for their years of dedication and service to the University.
“There have been ups and downs during your active working life in this University but we thank God that he has sustained and protected you to come this far,” he remarked.
Prof Ghartey Ampiah gain encouraged the retirees to join University of Cape Coast Pensioners Association and clubs to enable them fraternize and stay healthy.
He further made a presentation of GHc10,000 to the UCC Pensioners’ Association to assist its operations.
On his part, Pastor Prof Peter Kofi Kwapong on behalf of the retirees expressed profound gratitude to UCC for the opportunity granted them to serve on various capacities by way employment.
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