Expro Gulf Ghana Limited, Takoradi, has donated five bicycles and helmets to support needy but brilliant students of the College of Distance Education (CoDE).
A staff of the company, Mr. Ezekiel Arthur-Mends, who presented the bicycles said the donation was to support students who struggle to attend face to face sessions during the weekend due to transportation challenges. He explained that management of the company was impressed by the exceptional performance by products of CoDE and decided show appreciation to the College for producing excellent graduates to support activities of the company. "I am a product of CoDE and completed in 2016 with an MBA in Marketing. In 2018, I was awarded the best cost savings employee in supply chain management for the company and this is as a result of the quality training I received from UCC," he noted. Mr. Arthur-Mends said the Area Manager of South Saharan Africa, Mr. Guillaume Larnicol, and Country Manager, Mr. Cornelis Van Houwelingen, have expressed interest to support CoDE in diverse ways due to the professionalism, hard work and commitment of his colleagues from UCC.
CoDE Provides Quality Educational Services
Receiving the bicycles, the Provost of CoDE, Prof. Isaac K. A. Galyuon, said Ezekiel was a testimony of the quality educational services UCC was offering to Ghanaians through Distance Education. “Some people think Distance Education is not worthwhile but here is a product of CoDE who is working as a top official of an international company”
Prof. Galyuon thanked Mr. Arthur-Mends for the gesture and urged him to continue to work diligently to lift the name of CoDE on a higher pedestal. He stated that CoDE was strengthening its collaboration with industry and explained that “The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has agreed to collaborate with us so that we can share knowledge, experience, best practices and also create opportunities for students to have internship with companies that are members of the association”.
The Provost of CoDE expressed gratitude to Mr. Arthur-Mends for the gesture and urged other alumni of the College to emulate his example.
Present at the donation were some management members and staff of CoDE.