- The message was delivered to the team through the ministry of Communications
- The president expressed hope that benefits would accrue from this feat
- He lauded the team for their efforts
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The space laboratory team of the All Nations University (ANU) has received a special congratulatory message from the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo
In a message sent by the Chief Director of the ministry of Communications, on behalf of the minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the president, on behalf of the government and the people of Ghana, conveyed gratitude to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Birds Project Management Team, for their efforts in assisting Ghana to be a player in the space programme.
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The statement further stated that the Ghanasat – 1 was released into space and monitored by officials of the ANU, led by the ambassador of Ghana to Japan, Sylvester Parker Allotey.
The entire flight session was viewed on JAXA TV, in Japan.
The president further added that there could be important socio – economic benefits Ghana could derive from this exercise.
He went ahead to laud the team, Benjamin Bonsu (Project Manager), Ernest Matey and Joseph Quansah for their efforts.
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