ADB Furnishes Office Complex for School of Allied Health Sciences
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has inaugurated a fully furnished office complex for the School of Allied Health Sciences under the College of Health and Allied Sciences (CoHAS).
The offices, numbering 24, situated at the down floor of the C. A. Ackah Theatre Complex, were furnished by the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB).
The equipment, which comprises brand new desktop computers and its accessories, office furniture, photocopier machine, cabinets, stationaries, amongst others, worth GH 140, 000.
Speaking at the inauguration,Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, expressed appreciation to ADB for the gesture. Prof. Ampiah noted that the donation would further deepened the existing relationship between the University and the Bank. He advised staff of the School to make good use of the items so as to prolong their lifespan.
The Managing Director (MD) of ADB, Mr. Daniel Asiedu, said the donation formed part of the Bank's corporate social responsibility. He stressed that ADB was looking for other relationship opportunities to assist other faculties and schools in the University to promote teaching and learning.
The Provost of the CoHAS, Prof. Amonoo-Kuofi, expressed gratitude to ADB for the assistance.
"This presentation has come as a huge relief to the College," he said.
Later, The Vice-Chancellor and his entourage, as well as the Managing Director and some staff- members of ADB, were conducted around the offices.
Earlier, the Managing Director of ADB, Mr. Daniel Asiedu, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor to introduce himself and also discuss opportunities for partnership with the University.
During the meeting, the Managing Director said that ADB would render quality services to members of the University community so as to become the number one Bank of the University. He stressed that ADB would like to partner the School of Nursing, the Faculty of Law and the Diagnosis Center at the School of Medical Sciences (SMS).
He used the opportunity of his visit to request a land to enable ADB to put up a new bank to serve its teeming customers on campus.
Responding, Prof. Ampiah thanked Mr. Asiedu and his accompanying delegation for the visit.
He noted that the University was open to every partnership with ADB, adding that the University based its loyalty to banks which were proactive and offered affordable charges and rates to staff and students of the University.
The Vice-Chancellor announced that a land had been earmarked for banks on campus.
"We're friends to all banks, but we're not committed to any bank," said Prof. Ampiah.
He welcomed the idea by ADB to assist the School of Medical Sciences to acquire Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan and other equipment for the Diagnosis Centre at the SMS.