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UBA Ghana signs agreement with winners of Essay competition


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By Kodjo
Adams/William Fiabu, GNA

Accra, Aug. 5, GNA – UBA Ghana on Friday
signed an agreement with winners of the 2016 Essay competition as part of its
commitment to sponsor their education.

Miss Hannah Segbefia Akahoho from Wesley Girls
High School (SHS) emerged winner of the competition and was presented with a
cheque for $ 5,000 dollars and a UBA branded HP laptop, while Miss Kasha Kuipo
fro

By Kodjo
Adams/William Fiabu, GNA

Accra, Aug. 5, GNA – UBA Ghana on Friday
signed an agreement with winners of the 2016 Essay competition as part of its
commitment to sponsor their education.

Miss Hannah Segbefia Akahoho from Wesley Girls
High School (SHS) emerged winner of the competition and was presented with a
cheque for $ 5,000 dollars and a UBA branded HP laptop, while Miss Kasha Kuipo
from St Mary’s SHS won the first runner up and was presented with a cheque for
$ 3500 and UBA branded HP laptop.

Master Nathaniel Awentiirin Angaag from Nungua
SHS won the second runner up and received a cheque for $ 2000 and a UBA branded
HP Laptop.

Mrs Abiola Bawuah, the Chief Executive Officer
of UBA Ghana said the signing ceremony signified a proof that UBA Ghana would
pay for their fees.

She explained that the money would be paid in
four instalment for the winners as part of their educational grants for their
four- year tertiary education.

Miss Segbefia and Miss Kuipo completed their
SHS this year and were due to start their tertiary education in September,
while Master Awentiirin is a form two student of Nungua SHS.

Miss Segbefia said she had applied to study
medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology while Miss
Kuipo intends to read Business Administration at Ashesi University.

The winners thanked management of UBA Ghana
for the opportunity and promise to learn hard to achieve their future
aspirations.

The essay competition began in 2014 by the UBA
Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility 
arm of UBA Ghana to give back to communities where its operates through
its focus areas.

GNA


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