GE Partners with Ghanaian Universities on Capacity Development

One hundred students of the University of Ghana will have their tuition fully paid by General Electric (NYSE: GE) until they complete their studies. Ashesi University College has also signed on to a partnership with GE and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to build capacity for Ghana's young Oil and Gas industry. Both initiatives are part of a broader collaboration between GE and tertiary institutions in Ghana on capacity development.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ernest Aryeetey (right), receiving the symbolic cheque on behalf of the University. With him are Mr. Jeff Immelt, Global Chairman of GE (second from right) and Hon. Emmanuel Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum (third from right)

From Right, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ernest Aryeetey , Hon. Emmanuel Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum and Prof. Kwame Offei, Pro-Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic and Student Affairs at the reception.

Ashesi President Patrick Awuah Jr. meets Jeff Immelt (GE Global Chairman and CEO) as the two sign on to a partnership with General Electric and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to build capacity for Ghana’s young Oil and Gas industry.

Ashesi President Patrick Awuah Jr. signs MoU between GE, GNPC and Ashesi.

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