The second edition of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Nana Sir Ofori-Atta I National Energy Quiz has been launched at the British Council in Accra.
The programme which was under the auspices of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs, in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy serves as useful platform students in second cycle institutions learn the fundamentals of the energy industry.
This is expected to increase their knowledge and horizon in the energy sector. This measure is expected to whip up their enthusiasm on the subject which would in turn enable them to take up better careers in the industry by studying related courses at the tertiary levels.
Speaking at the launch of the programme, the Chairman for the event, Daasebre Prof. (Emeritus) Emmanuel Oti Boateng, Omanhene of New Juabeng Traditional Area who also doubles at the Chancellor of All Nations University in Koforidua said the event was aimed at equipping students with adequate knowledge in the Oil and Gas as well as power generation sectors.
“By associating with the name Nana Ofori-Atta I, the quiz event is now being challenged not only to become a symbol of national excellence in academic and knowledge contributions, but also to inculcate his visionary leadership qualities which embody strong values, clear insight, motivating relationships and innovative action to perpetually inspire generations of faculty and students”, he reiterated.
The second edition of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Nana Sir Ofori-Atta I National Energy Quiz is an annual competition aimed at educating the youth in both Senior High Schools (SHS) and Technical and Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) on the energy sector.