Ursula Owusu Ekufful, the Minister for Communications as part of the government effort to promote digital access to students has commissioned a 40 seater ICT laboratory centre for Sefwi Wiawso SHS in the Western North Region.
The ICT centre, Hon Ursula in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh, said is an initiative to promote digital access for all citizens through a project under the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication, (GIFEC).
Speaking on behalf of the Headmaster, the Assistant Headmaster of the school, Mr Benjamin Barlow commended the Nana Akufo-Addo led NPP government for upgrading the Sefwi Wiawso SHS and increasing its infrastructure.
During her presentation, the Minister, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful indicated that the ICT Centre is meant to train and make ICT skills and techniques common to everyone, leaving no one behind.
“ICT Education is a key priority and we are focused on giving you access to the cutting edge tools you need to excel. With digital skills, I can assure you will never lack jobs in the world. Take advantage of the skills we are putting at your disposal” She told the students.
The Administrator for GIFEC, Mr Prince Ofosu Sefa in a short address tasked the Authorities of the Sefwi Wiawso school to cultivate a maintenance culture and preserve the infrastructure to serve its intended purpose.
The Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School state of the art ICT laboratory centre according to the Communication and Digitalisation Minister was equipped with 40 thin clients, 2 servers, 2 air-conditioners and 11 UPS.