Graduate from Ashesi University serves as pilot to deliver COVID-19 supplies in Ghana

Graduate from Ashesi University serves as pilot to deliver COVID-19 supplies in Ghana

- Popular Ghanaian university, Ashesi, has one of its graduates piloting a flight to deliver essential COVID-19 supplies to frontline health workers in Ghana

- The young man named Flight Lieutenant Sackey graduated from Ashesi University in 2011 and later got into the Ghana Airforce

- Sackey becomes the first alumnus of Ashesi University to join the Air Force

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Flight Lieutenant Sackey, a young man who graduated from Ashesi University in 2011 was recruited into the Ghana Airforce and is currently on the COVID-19 team.

Sackey, who is piloting the Ghana Airforce's Mi17-V5, is part of the team of military responders helping bring essential supplies to COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers and hospitals in Ghana.

According to a report on, Sackey studied BSc. Management Information Systems at the Ashesi University in the Class of 2011, after which he was recruited into the Ghana Airforce.

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It is absolutely remarkable that Ghana is finally training its own high officials that can handle delicate positions such as piloting of aircraft.

Speaking about his role and achievement, Sackey, who has become the first Ashesi alumnus to join the Air Force stated what's kept him so motivated to join the airforce.

"Aside from protecting the territorial airspace of Ghana, the airforce is committed to service in times like these," said Flt. Lt. Sackey, adding that "Being able to serve Ghana in this way is why I joined the Airforce."

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The story gathered some positive reactions online. Emmanuel E. K Awumee said this was characteristic of the Ashesi University:

Nartey Daban praised the university for the great works

In other news, a young Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who is only 18, has made a massive donation to the Accra Regional Police in Operation COVID Safety in a bid to help fight COVID-19.

The Ghana Police made the information known on its official Facebook handle in an adorable post sighted by

It is indicated that the GHC11,000 was donated in-kind comprising non-diary products from the young woman, Talisha Maipuri, the CEO of Talisha Non-Diary Milk and Papa Nono Non-Dairy products.

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