ZAIN, a communications network operating in Ghana has presented awards to four students of the University for Development Studies (UDS) who competed in its Zain African Scholars Champions Competition. The beneficiary students are Mohammed Sulemana, Mark Agambile, Issah Mohammed and Robert Amanda. They each took away a desk and laptop computers and wed camps and an amount of five thousand dollars.Maame Dufie Cudjoe, Corporate Social Responsibility and Events Executive of ZAIN, who presented the awards to the beneficiaries, urged students to develop interest in the programme and participate in it.
She said the programme would help students to build their networks and expand their horizons since they would be competing with some of the most brilliant students in other universities on the African continent.Professor Kwaku Sagary Nokoe, Acting Vice-Chancellor of the UDS commended ZAIN for introducing the competition to the university and promised that the students would be up to the task and prove worthy competitors in the competition. He stressed the importance the university attached to ICT training and for that matter the sciences but regretted that the number of science students been admitted in the universities catchments area was not the best.