Thirty brand new dell computers valued at GH¢51,000 have been officially handed over to Dzebetato Primary School in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region.

The acquisition of the computers was facilitated by the Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism (FAME), Ghana.

The thirty computers — fully loaded with Microsoft Office, Mavis typing programme and other accessories including a generator — were funded by Abby McClenahan and Taylor Bainter, Students of Florida State University in Tallahasse, U.S.A.

Three Schools in the South Tongu District, Dzebetato, Agave — Afedume and Avato — Akutukope Basic Schools will receive 10 each of the new computers to start a computer laboratory.

The donors, Abby and Taylor, are currently in the country to offer computer training to teachers to be imparted to students in the beneficiary schools.

The computer laboratory has been named “Pastor Francis Kumah Lodo Memorial Computer Laboratory” — a man who not only served as a minister of the gospel but was a devoted school teacher.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony, a member of the council of state, Dr. Bernard Glover stressed it was important for students to be abreast with information Communication Technology in an ICT driven economy.

He however bemoaned the high level of indiscipline and moral decadence among students in many institutes, and advised students to desist from such negative behaviour but study hard for a brighter future.  

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