- The University of Ghana has benefited from a $1 million engineering sciences training centre from Toyota Ghana Company Limited
- The centre was provided as part of a deal signed between the school and the company in 2016
- Toyota also donated a bus to the university to be used for transporting students to and from the centre
Toyota Ghana Company Limited has handed over a $1 million engineering sciences training centre to the University of Ghana, Legon, in Accra.
The centre is part of a deal signed between the university and the automobile company in 2016.
Some notable features at the centre include a computer-aided design room and a 3-D printing machine for producing small parts designed by students for hands-on experience.
Toyota also donated a 33-seater Toyota Coaster bus to the university to transport students to and from the centre.
It also provides engineering equipment worth $2 million over 10 years and a $100,000 scholarship fund.
Akufo-Addo wants UG to be named after JB Danquah
Also, Akufo-Addo recently reiterated his desire to have the University of Ghana named after his late uncle, J.B. Danquah.
Speaking at the 75th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service of the University of Ghana on August 11, the President said history supports such a push.
Since 2018, Nana Akufo-Addo has been calling for the premier university named after the then-Gold Coast politician.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, dismissed suggestions that the prestigious institution should be named after Danquah.
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In other news, YEN.com.gh reported that a video of a young man achieving his ambition has motivated many people online.
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He shared a video of his time working as a cleaner in the US, and now he works as a nurse anaesthetist.
Many people who saw the video showered praises on the young man, with others expressing optimism about joining him soon.
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