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TechnipFMC Ghana commissions AstroTurf field for Twin City Special School

An AstroTurf sports field and playground funded by TechnipFMC Ghana for Twin City Special School, a school for children with intellectual disabilities

In attendance were Vincent Julien, VP Subsea Projects and Commercial France/Africa, Daniel Vigo, Director, Subsea Services Africa, and the management of TechnipFMC Ghana Limited led by Shaun Watson, Country Manager for Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.

An AstroTurf sports field and playground funded by TechnipFMC Ghana for Twin City Special School, a school for children with intellectual disabilities, located in Sekondi-Takoradi has been commissioned. The colourful event was well-attended with TechnipFMC corporate colours and paraphernalia on display. 

The kids at the school entertained all present with cultural performances, choreography dance and a mini-exhibition where handcrafts were displayed.

Many dignitaries from the Community, Ghana Education Service and the Government were present. The Member of Parliament for the area and Regional Minister, Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, alluded to the great benefits the project will have on the quality of education received by the children and commended TechnipFMC for the great initiative.

The Chief of Essipun, Nana Kofi Abuna V, affirmed the Minister's statement and asserted that the project will encourage many parents to bring their special kids to school.

The directors of the Ghana Education Service and the Headmistress of the school, Mrs. Crescentia Bilson-Sai thanked the company profusely for the initiative and presented TechnipFMC Ghana with a citation showing their appreciation. They made it known that Twin City Special School was the only public Special School in Ghana to have such a facility.

The climax of the commissioning and the opening ceremony was exciting fun games; seven-a-side football match and agility games played by the children of the school wearing TechnipFMC branded jerseys on the new sports field.

This project is in line with TechnipFMC’s Sustainability Goals as well as our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Pillars.

 

SOURCE | businessghana.com

 

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