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Stanbic Bank rescues GHANASCO dying science labs with new equipment


Alhaji Hussein Nabil, Manager Northern Cluster handing over equipment to Hajia Amina Musah

Stanbic Bank Ghana has rescued the dying   science laboratory of Ghana Senior High School (GHANASCO) in Tamale with the new equipment.

The equipment is to revamp the school’s physics and chemistry laboratories to facilitate the students’ practical.

The bank procured all equipment requested by the school for worth thousands of Ghana cedis. 
GHANASCO some two months ago made appealed to institutions and corporate bodies to help them revived their dying lab.
The equipment included pipettes, burette, round-bottomed flax, conical flax, ammeter, beaker, measuring cylinders, retort stand, galvanometer, Sonometer among others.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony Thursday, Manager Communications at Stanbic Ghana, Mr Kojo Akoi  Larbi explained that the bank responds was in line with their brand across Africa.
  Mr Larbi said the bank is known to be part of society and if the Ghanaian society progress, Stanbic progresses.
The bank, he noted believes in pushing educational agenda of the society for the betterment of the general well-being.

He advised the students to study hard to make the school, the bank and their parents proud for investing in their education.

Head mistress of GHANASCO, Hajia Amina Musah expressed their gratitude to Stanbic Bank for attending to their needs on time.

The school, she said made the appeals for help because their subventions from government could not cater for their needs.

” We have a beautiful science lab and when you go in there is nothing, students  sit on benches, not even a conical flax for holding liquids and mixing them” Hajia Amina painted a picture of how bad their situation was.

Section of the students

The head mistress charged the students to take their studies seriously to also help their juniors after university education.

The bank also donated 150 dual desks to the Hilaliyatul Islamic school at Sagnarigu.
The desk was to help ended inadequate furniture challenge facing the school.

Pupils according to the school authorities were lying on their stomach to take notes during lesson time which was a cause of worry to the management.
The school with population of 485 pupils according to the head teacher was finding it very difficult to ensure effective teaching and learning due to lack furniture.
Head teacher o Hilaliyatul Islamic primary school Mohammed Alidu commended Stanbic Bank for their kind gesture and show of commitment.
According to the head teacher, before the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, children were lying flat on their stomach writing because there was no furniture.

Hilaliyatul Islamic primary management with Stanbic Bank officials

Stanbic Bank Mr Alidu added, supported the school with 24 desktop computers for the school’s computer laboratory which is still beneficial to them.
He appealed to the Stanbic Bank consider them in the near future with additional classrooms the school’s population has grown exponentially and have been split into A&B with limited infrastructure.
Mr Kojo Larbi, Manager Communications Stanbic Bank said the bank believes in Ghana and believe that everyone dream are realizable.

He was happy that the computers are still good condition and assured their appealed will be put before top management.

Among the top management were Manager, Northern Cluster Alhaji Husseini Nabil, Alhaji Mubarak Abdallah-Tamale branch manager, Manager, Business Banking Suite, Northern, Mr Osmond Amuah Commercial and Alhaji Mumuni Abubakari – Relationship Manager.

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