Management of C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (CKT-UTAS) paid a courtesy call to the Overlord of Tongo, Kukbelsong Nalebegtang who is also a member of the Council of State and the Board Chairman of the Tema Oil Refinery. The visit was to introduce the university management to the overload and his Elders and also to share with them their vision in developing the University, and the region.
The Overlord of Tongo, Kukbelsong Nalebegtang welcomed and expressed his excitement for having such key personalities paying an honoring visit to them. In his welcoming address, he asserted that his being part of the Council of State, he will work in collaboration with the government to ensure the development of the infant University. He also said that for sustainable development there must be a cordial relationship and an irrepressible commitment among Management and the people to whom they serve. Hence as a Chief of the land, with all the capacity at his disposal, he will ensure the University reaches its limelight through a fair and equitable mechanism.
On behalf of the CKT-UTAS Management, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eric Magnus Wilmot expressed his appreciation to the Tongorann and his subordinates for their warm acceptance. The Vice-Chancellor (VC) in his speech promised the Tongorann that, as part of their social responsibility which is to serve the region first and maintaining the built-up solidarity, the University will give out concessionary admission and scholarship slot to the community. He expounded that, the scholarship aims to enable needy but brilliant students especially females the opportunity to improve themselves for a better future, and as such not to become a liability to society at large. “Most females are lagging in technical and technological front and because this institution is driven by Science and Technology, we seek to give females the chance to be enrolled in the university to relatively bridge up the gap that exists between males and females when it comes to their knowledge base in science and technology”, he added.