Officials of the World Bank have stated that the interventions initiated by the management of Ghana Tech Lab have started to yield the intended results of improving on digital skills training, among others. 

In a surprise visit to the Ghana Tech Lab office in Accra, on Friday, September 23, 2022, the Regional Director of Infrastructure, West and Central Africa, Franz Drees-Gross expressed the gratitude of the World Bank to Ghana’s management for their sterling efforts in improving digital education in the country. 

World Bank officials laud Ghana's Tech Lab over effective operations

The leader of the World Bank delegation said Ghana Tech Lab management over a short period of time has strategised to equip young individuals and organizations with the necessary skills to increase productivity for growth and development. 

“We are really impressed by the works of the Ghana Tech Lab towards the technological growth of Ghana’s economy,” he said. 

World Bank Program’s Leader Infrastructure to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, known as Dhruva Sahai also noted that the world is growing fast in terms of technology and was happy that the Ghana Tech Lab was working hard to instill technological knowledge into the teeming youth of the country.

He described such intervention as one that every developing nation should apply to bring new innovations that improve systems, in addition to more entrepreneurship programs. 

World Bank officials laud Ghana's Tech Lab over effective operations

The World Bank Officials further called on Ghanaians to embrace the technological interventions implemented by Ghana Tech Lab for its success.

The Managing Assistant of the Ghana Tech Lab, Mr. Edward Akani on his part thanked the World Bank Officials for the recognition of their work and assured their readiness to continue to work to perfection.

He said his outfit has trained over twenty thousand youth into Information Technology (IT) and was optimistic more people would benefit from the initiative.

World Bank officials laud Ghana's Tech Lab over effective operations

Ghana Tech Lab, Mr. Akani said has trained people within all the Sixteen (16) Regions of the country with the main aim of instilling the knowledge of IT in the youth in Ghana.

Mr. Akani also said the Ghana Tech Lab has other special programs that aim at promoting businesses in the country.

“In equipping the youth across the country we have supplied furniture and Laptops to participants of our various programs in the country” he disclosed.

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