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Communications Minister Commissions ICT Centre at Tolon

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful Communications Minister speaking at the commissioning ceremony at Tolon

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has commissioned a Community ICT Centre at Tolon, in the Northern Region. 

The ICT Lab forms part of projects under the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications, (GIFEC), which help provide opportunities and facilities to bridge the digital gap in the country.

Mrs Owusu-Ekuful commissioning the Centre said that, capacity building was the most important component of digitization and there is the need to equip institutions with the requisite tools to train people to gain the required knowledge relevant to technology in the society.

She called on the public to make the use of technology a necessity and utilize the skills impacted unto them.

Government’s Commitment:

She reiterated the government’s commitment to making ICT easily accessible to all communities in the country.

The CIC is equipped with:

 ▪︎15 computers 

 ▪︎15 UPS

 ▪︎15 computer   


 ▪︎One Executive Office   Furniture 

 ▪︎A Projector 

 ▪︎ One Television 


 ▪︎Photocopy Machine 

 ▪︎ Printer

 ▪︎ Internet 

Details of Products And Services To Be Provided:

●Free access to ICT facilities by school children

●ICT Training Services

●Entrepreneurial Training Programs solely for artisans, entrepreneurs, unemployed youth, or anyone interested in learning digitalisation in business. 

●Secretarial Services

●Internet Services

●Conference/Training Room Rental Services

●E-Government Services

●Parcel Delivery, Pick-up, and E-Commerce Support Service

●E-Financial Services

●Photo studio services 

●Hardware Repairs & Software Installation.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Michael Ofosu-Afriyie, Kumasi

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