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CWG Ghana awards UG’s best graduating student in Computer Science

CWG Ghana has rewarded the best graduating student of the Computer Science Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, Jessie Kwakyewa Effah, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Ms. Effah beat over 120 other students to pick up the top prize with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.63.

CWG Ghana presented a gift to the student in furtherance of the company’s bid to promote the value of attaining academic excellence. Speaking after the presentation ceremony, the Country Manager of CWG Ghana, Mrs. Harriet Yartey, pointed out that the annual award presentation event highlighted CWG’s emphasis on hard work and qualitative education. “Excellence is an integral part of the CWG corporate culture and that has defined CWG’s business approach and service delivery over the years. Our business scope covers a range of sectors from banking to telecoms and recently SMEs, and it is all about the quality of our workforce” She said. “We boast an array of professionals whose expertise has formed the core of service providers across Africa. Our premium on quality workforce explains our emphasis on quality education,” she further noted. Mrs. Yartey assured that, CWG Ghana will continue to support students at the university and will soon extend it to other tertiary institutions. The winner, Ms. Effah, thanked CWG for the honour. “I am humbled and I give all the glory to God. I didn’t imagine myself in the field of computer science, but due to circumstances beyond my control I found myself here, fell in love with it and now I am the proud winner of this very special award.” “I was also inspired by the teaching assistants who helped lecturers. They were good at what they did and I told myself that I can do it too. Computer science, in today’s world of technology, can be applied anywhere including medicine and pharmacy,” she noted.

By: Jessica Aryee/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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