UBA Ghana donated African Literature books to students in Peki Senior High School, Peki Secondary Technical, Tongor Senior High School and Kpeve Senior High School, all of which are Ghana’s Volta Region. The support provided was consistent with the commitment of the UBA Foundation to support the education of African youth through its Read Africa Project.

In remarks at the giving event, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications Mr. Henry Nii Dottey said UBA was committed to rekindling a reading culture among young people in Africa.

“Our children no longer read; their passion for reading informative and educative books is fast eroding and this is part of the ills we want to correct in the continent’s educational sector.”

Mr. Henry Nii Dottey | Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, UBA Ghana

Mr. Dottey noted that UBA Foundation identified the trend in the lack of reading across the continent and accordingly initiated Read Africa to help curb the trend by encouraging leisure reading in junior and senior high schools across Africa.

District Chief Executive for South Dayi Mr. Ernest Patrick Kodjo Mallet expressed gratitude to UBA for the kind gesture. He noted society’s legacy for children was education and that there should not be any shortcut to education.