Pentecost University Receives a Bus for Pre-Engineering Programme
Pentecost University has received a bus from the Ministry of Education of Ghana. This is in respect of the Pre-Engineering programme the University is running for the Government of Ghana. The bus was handed over by the Hon. Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum to the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Kwabena Agyapong-Kodua at a brief ceremony in Accra High School on Wednesday 17th August 2022.
In a short address, the Hon. Minister, Dr. Adutwum commended Pentecost University for responding and supporting the Pre-Engineering programme of his Ministry. He add that the bus is part of government’s effort to support Universities to open opportunities to non-science students to become engineers.
The VC, Prof Agyapong-Kodua who received the bus on behalf of the Management of Pentecost University and spoke on behalf of the VCs of beneficiary Universities thanked the Hon Minister and the Ministry of Education for the buses.
He further said the universities will continue to do their bit to shape the young ones for national development.
In attendance at the ceremony were the General Secretary of the Church of Pentecost , Apostle Alexander Nana Yaw Kumi-Larbi, the Finance and Administrative Director of CoP Headquarters, Key Officers, Management, staff and students of the University. Aps. Kumi-Larbi also dedicated the bus on behalf of the Chairman of The Church of Pentecost, Aps. Eric Nyamekye.
In February this year, the Ministry of Education selected Pentecost University as one of two universities to pilot the Pre-Engineering programme instituted by the Ministry. The flagship programme is for the University to offer a two-semester rigorous teaching that builds the foundation of non-science students to enrol in mainstream engineering programs at the Bachelor of Science level.