The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has donated assorted furniture to five departments of the College of Health and Allied Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to enhance teaching and learning at the College.
The beneficiary departments, Health Information Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Medical Diagnostics, Sports Science and Medical Imaging were furnished with assorted office chairs tables and metal cabinets.
At a brief ceremony, Mr. Daniel Asiedu, Managing Director of the Bank, expressed the commitment of the Bank towards such positive initiatives, noting “We believe education is a key factor in transforming our economic fortunes and as a Bank we find it appropriate to always contribute towards initiatives that will better the fortunes of our educational institutions”.
According to Mr. Asiedu, the Bank is working towards becoming the Best Bank in the country within the next three years with the introduction new products and services as well as first class customer service.
“ADB has special students investment products aimed at securing their future even before they finish school and so they should visit the UCC Branch of the Bank or any other branch to enjoy first-class customer experience,” he said.
The Vice Chancellor of UCC, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah noted that the donation could not have come at a better time in the life of the College and that the items donated will immensely contribute to the work of staff at the college.
“I wish to thank the Bank for the kind gesture and assure you of our commitment to ensure that the items are put to maximum use and also motivate staff to work more,” he said.
Recently listed on the stock market, the Bank has seen an upturn in the fortunes of some key performance indicators within the last quarter of 2016 and the first month of 2017 setting the tone for a clear change in the fortunes of the Bank.
Since listing on the market at a price of GH¢2.65 the Bank’s shares are now trading at GH¢3.83 thereby positioning it as one of the best performers on the market.