Kofi Kingston, a renowned World Wrestling Entertainment WWE star has commissioned multimillion Ghana cedi Library and Information Communication Technology ICT laboratory for three communities in the Kwadaso Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
The project which was build and handed over by the 2019 WWE champion with his mother, Dr Elizabeth Sarkodie Mensah through their foundation, CLICK for Quality Education Foundation at Atwima Takyiman
The facility which will serve hundreds of basic school students from the beneficiary communities, including Atwiman Takyiman, Tanoso and Atwima Denkyemuoso has 50 brand new laptops, projector, smart board and hundreds of reading and textbooks.
Handing over the project during a colorful event on Friday October 13,2023, Kofi Kingston said he built the facility out of the love he has for Ghana and his hometown.
He expressed hope that the project would help change the educational direction of the municipality.
He noted that, he was very optimistic that the facility will also improve the performance of students in the area.
He however called on students in the area to take advantage of the library and the ICT laboratory to learn more about computers.
Management of the facility
The Chief Executive Officer for CLICK Foundation, Dr Elizabeth Sarkodie Mensah in an interview with OTEC News reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng at the sidelines of the event disclosed that the library will be managed by the Ghana Library Authority.
She noted that, the involvement of the Ghana Library Authority will help continuous maintenance of the project and also provided the needed guidance to students who will patronize the library.
Dr Elizabeth Sarkodie Mensah also called on students to patronize the centre to stay abreast with global issues and contribute meaningfully to national development.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Kwadaso Municipality, Hon Agyenim Boateng Richmond on behalf of the government commended Kofi Kingston and his Mother, Dr Elizabeth Sarkodie Mensah for providing state of the art facility to residents in the municipality.
The MCE emphasized that the study of computer and information technology was relevant to modern courses, and expressed the hope that the project would help students pace up with technologies in modern education systems
He however reiterated government’s commitment to making ICT easily accessible to all communities in the municipality.
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Kwame Agyenim Boateng