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Dr. Kwame Addo-Kuffuor, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), has said Science, Maths and Technology training assume a critical part in the development of incredible countries.
“Nations with a solid foundation in science and technology are the ones which grow quicker and enhance the expectations for everyday comforts of their kin,” he stated, referring to Japan, Russia, China, India, and Brazil as cases.
“The Asian Tigers have likewise moved along a similar path.”
Dr. Addo-Kuffuor made this known when the victors of the 2018 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) rivalry approached the Board of Trustees at the Pension House in Accra.
An announcement issued to the Ghana News Agency by SSNIT Corporate Affairs said the Board Chairman approached establishments to offer consolation to the young as well as engage them to exceed expectations in Science, Maths, and Technology, which would help quicken Ghana’s development.
He said SSNIT had chosen to offer help to support and enable the young in their mission to seek after Science, Maths and Technology instruction.
“This will push our children to look for magnificence in all undertakings and help build up this country,” he included.
The Board Chairman, who is likewise a senior therapeutic specialist, said he was despondent that after numerous extended periods of autonomy, Ghana appeared to slither.
“Why we are sending out natural cocoa, gold, timber, bauxite, and others, while nations which have next to zero characteristic assets like Singapore are doing admirably?” he tested.
Referring to the case of Rwanda, he said because the nation grasped Science and Technology, it was generating.
“It is hence that out of the blue, SSNIT has chosen to be a piece of the National Science and Maths Quiz Competition,” Dr. Addo-Kuffuor.
“The Trust looks to raise a yield of youngsters who might feel roused to seek after and exceed expectations in Science, Maths, and Technology keeping in mind the end goal to have a beneficial outcome on national development and help move Ghana toward fast advancement and development,” he said.
The champs were offered GH¢10,000.00 in treasury charges; a temporary position program at SSNIT and a national administration situation when they are expected.
Reacting in the interest of the victors, Mr. Solomon Mantey Sodzi, the Tutor and Leader of the Team, expressed gratitude toward SSNIT for the careful thought and said this would persuade them to improve the situation.
The victors were Kissi Annor Kwaku, Fenny Benjamin, and Oteng Kwadwo Frimpong.