"Please keep in mind the following message: Be a representative of the Takoradi Technical University."

 The Fourth Congregation of Takoradi Technical University (TTU) was recently held, during which the graduating students were urged to become ambassadors of their alma mater. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Frank Eshun, reported that the university has produced 2,414 successful graduates.

A total of 2,354 students received various degrees and certificates from Takoradi Technical University. Among them, 348 were awarded Bachelor of Technology degrees, 1,784 received Higher National Diplomas, 76 were conferred with CILT Certificates, and 42 and 184 received Non-Tertiary Diplomas and HND Competency Based Training (CBT) respectively in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, and Interior Design Technology Certificates from the National Board for Professional and Technician Examination (NABPTEX).

During the graduation ceremony, the speaker advised the graduates to make good use of their knowledge and skills and represent Takoradi Technical University well.  He stated that to contribute to the growth of Ghana's economy, it was aimed at establishing an institution as a leading center for oil and gas engineering excellence. He went on to say that new four-year bachelor's degree programs in Petroleum Engineering, Welding Technology, Gas and Plumbing Technology are being developed.

 To do so, they secured scholarships for two staff members to study oil and gas courses in Canada. In addition, at the renowned Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, members of staff have undergone training on stainless steel welding techniques.

 The speaker paid tribute to Baker Hughes and GE Oil & Gas for their support of the training, which totaled USD 250,000.  According to him, through his research, TTU is about to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Western Regional Coordinating Council on the development, installation, and maintenance of traffic lights in the city.

Professor Eshun stated that the Centre for Research, Innovation, and Development, along with the Centre for Development and Entrepreneurship, have provided training to small-scale enterprises and artisans in and around the metropolis. These short courses have been well-received by the artisans and small-scale traders.

308 brilliant students who need financial support have received GH240,865.00 to pursue their studies in various fields thanks to the approval of the governing council.

The Vice-Chancellor has announced that the facilities at the Akatakyi Campus, sponsored by the African Development Bank through the Council for Technical Examination and Training (COTVET), have been completed and will be fully utilized in the upcoming academic year. The facilities include a three-story building with 15 lecture theatres, a three-story staff accommodation with two-bedroom units, a two-story library and ICT block, a welding and fabrication workshop, and an electrical and plumbing workshop.

In addition, the University Council Chairperson, Dr Mrs Henrietta Abane, has mentioned that the management team has successfully appointed a foundation management in the positions of Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, Registrar, and Director of Finance.

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