Ghanaians is to take advantage of technology in studying and doing business in the midst of COVID-19

Ghana version of 2021 International Literacy Day Celebration held in Techiman with a call on Ghanaians to take advantage of technology in studying and doing business in the midst of COVID-19

Ghanaians to take advantage of technology in studying and doing business in the midst of COVID-19

The Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) of the Ministry of Education with sponsorship from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and other partners have celebrated the Ghana version of annual International Literacy Day in Techiman the Bono East regional capital under the theme, “Complementary education for human development in COVID-19 era, the role of digital literacy”.

In his welcome address, Hon. Kwasi Adu Gyan Bono East regional Minister and former Director-General of the Ghana India Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT revealed that though technology has its negatives, Ghanaians could take advantage of the internet to study and do business to improve upon our livelihoods.

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Speaking on behalf of her Boss Minister for Education Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, a Deputy Minister in charge of TVET Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo (MP for Abuakwa North constituency in the Eastern Region) advised all, especially girls who could not acquire formal education to capitalize on NFED’s programs to become literates in order to be able to achieve something better for themselves.

Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo, deputy Minister of education in charge of TVET

Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo, deputy Minister of education
Ghanaians to take advantage of technology in studying and doing business in the midst of COVID-19
Ghanaians to take advantage of technology in studying and doing business in the midst of COVID-19

Guest Speaker at the function Prof. Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi a former Minister for Education and Board Chairman of Public Procurement Authority in his address commended the President Akuffo Addo-led NPP government for the good interventions made in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic to salvage our educational system.

Prof. Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi, NPP National Chairman hopeful and Board Chairman of Public Procurement Authority.

Prof. Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi

Later on after the program, Mr. Francis Asumadu acting Executive Director of NFED spoke in an interview with Peace Nana Kwadwo Adu of Techiman.

Mr. Francis Asumadu acting Executive Director of NFED.

Mr. Francis Asumadu acting Executive Director of NFED.

Finally, some girls who had dropped out and given birth but through NFED’s intervention had enrolled back to school also spoke Nana Kwadwo Adu

Some Beneficiaries Students of NFED.

Some Beneficiaries Students of NFED.

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