Telecommunication giant, MTN, has commissioned the construction of a 24-unit classroom block for the Ghana Police Education System at a cost of GHS1.6m.
The project is aimed at supporting the education needs of Ghana Police Service and expected to benefit over 2,493 pupils annually.
The project comprises of a head teacher’s office, staff common room, modern toilet facility and furniture.
In addition to the 24-unit classroom block, MTN will convert and enhance an existing library into an integrated library, which will have a hardcopy book area and an ICT centre.
CEO of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh, said at the sod-cutting ceremony on Thursday, 31 January 2019, at Tesano in Accra that: “MTN values our relationship with Ghana Police more essentially for the safety and security we enjoy as Ghanaians. MTN Ghana has declared this year as the year of the customer and so we are enjoined by this to brighten our customers’ lives at various touch points and today is the beginning of our time with Ghana Police”.
Mr Adadevoh noted that MTN’s vision is to “lead the delivery of a bold new digital world and this facility, when completed, will have an ICT centre to bring the immense benefits of ICT to the students”.
He added that the project is the 143rd investment of the MTN Ghana Foundation since its inception over a decade ago.
He noted that they are glad to have invested significantly in Ghana’s education with more than 82 educational projects across the country.