Japan Motors Trading Company Limited, a leading automobile company in Ghana has donated a locally assembled Toyota Pick-Up to the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Whiles presenting the Pick-Up to the management of KNUST, Mr. Salem Kalmoni, the managing director of the automobile company said the building of the local assembly plant is part of the effort of the company to develop comprehensive automobile industry in Ghana to serve the locals and other African markets as well.
He added that the plant will also promote skills development and job creation for graduates in the country.
While ending his remarks, Mr. Kalmoni seized the opportunity to congratulate Professor Rita Akosua Dickson on her appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of the University.
He again applauded the University on its recent ranking as the 12th best university on the continent.
Mr. Kalmoni expressed the excitement of his company for a healthy relationship it has established with KNUST.
Receiving the Nissan Pick-Up on behalf of management, Professor Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson thanked Japan Motors Trading Company Limited for their kind gesture on behalf of management.