Accra, Sept 27, GNA – Ghana’s largest and
leading financial institution, GCB Bank Ltd, has donated GH¢10,000.00 towards
the organisation of the 23rd Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards,
scheduled for Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Dr. Doris Yaa Dartey, Chairperson of the GJA
Awards Committee, received the cheque for GH¢10,000.00, at a short ceremony,
held at the Ghana International Press Centre.
She expressed gratitude to Management of GCB
for the continuous support of the Awards Programme each year.
Corporate and Brands Communication Manager for
GCB Bank, Mr. Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, who presented the cheque on behalf of the
Management of the Bank, said the media played a key role in disseminating
information for the benefit of industry and the public.
He said the Bank attached importance to the
work of the media and offered financial support as a way of deepening democracy
and good governance.
GCB, he added, had been an ally of the GJA and
the media and gave the assurance that the Bank would continue to extend support
to enhance professional standards and development.
The presentation ceremony was witnessed by the
Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr Kwasi Gyan Apenteng and
other members of the Committee.
The GJA Awards is the foremost awards scheme
for journalists who use great content and life touching reportage to promote
good governance in Ghana.
GCB Bank has over the years been a key sponsor
of the awards ceremony.