GCB Bank Ltd has donated GH¢20,000 in support of the 2019 Teachers’ Awards Scheme.
The Bank’s assistance is in line with its corporate social responsibility towards the education sector of the country.
The cheque was presented by the Accra Regional Manager, Mr Justice Gaveh and the Boundary Road Manager of the Bank, Mr Joshua Antwi at the inauguration of the 2019 awards in Accra.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, Deputy Head of Corporate Affairs Department of the Bank, said GCB has prioritised education in its CSR programmes.
He said the Bank in the past five years has constructed six classroom blocks for Fawoman, Bomaa and Sawuah in the Ashanti, Bono East and Eastern regions.
Christian Addae Poku, Executive Secretary of the National Teachers Council (NTC) who received the cheque, commended GCB for its consistent support to the education and teachers.
The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Education, Tertiary, Professor Kwesi Yankah and the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa.