On Tuesday, 14th November 2023, the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly inaugurated an ultra-modern Computer Laboratory at the Kpone B Methodist Basic School. The Computer Lab which was in a dilapidated state was renovated by Cargill Ghana Limited.

During the inaugural ceremony, Mr Salifou Traore; Managing Director of Cargill Ghana Ltd in his speech, said that Cargill Ghana Ltd has two commitments, one is to nourish the world and the other is to contribute to the communities in which they are working. He noted that the essence of renovating the computer laboratory was to contribute to the development of the youth within the Municipality. He emphasised that the gesture was to improve the lives of the teeming youth who will represent the country in the near future.

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly, (KKMA) Hon. Dr Samuel Oko Amankwah in his remarks said that he was very happy to be part of the inauguration of the ultra-modern Computer Laboratory. He said that the transformation of the old Computer Lab into its new state was in the right direction and appealed to the head teacher, teachers and pupils of the school to take very good care of the facility.  Hon. Samuel Oko Amankwah appealed to management of Cargill Ghana Ltd to construct an AstroTurf for the school and the community at large.

 The Municipal Director of Education, Mr Harry Evans Arthur for his part, expressed his heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the Municipal Directorate. He noted that with the introduction of the New Standard Base Curriculum, the ultra-modern Computer Laboratory couldn’t have come at a better time. Mr Harry Evans Arthur stressed on maintenance culture. He pleaded with management of the school to put in place pragmatic measures that will ensure proper care of the place. He said that the renovation of the computer Lab to an ultra-modern one will help the children to excel in their studies and final exams.

According to the project manager in the person of Mr Elifa, eighteen (18) Dell computers were installed with keyboards, mouse and WiFi dungles. He further noted that, Cargill Ghana repaired damaged ceilings, upgraded wiring and provided a sixty-five-inch (65“) television for demonstration, two (2) Samsung 2.0 air conditioners and four (4) sliding windows.

Dignitaries present at the programme included, the Municipal Coordinating Director of KKMA, Mr Mohammed Ali Amadu, the Human Resource Director of Cargill Ghana Ltd, Mr Francis Yohonu, Mrs Millicent Caesar of the Municipal Education Directorate, Mr. Noi Ernest, PTA Chairman, members of staff of Cargill Ghana Ltd, officials from KKMA, teachers and pupils of Kpone B Methodist Basic School and the clergy.