The Management of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has signed an MOU with GT-Bank to issue electronic ID cards for students of UENR. The MOU has it that GT-Bank would generate the ID Cards with the features including students’ bio data embossed on it as well as other banking services such as Visa and MasterCard activated for students’ use.
Speaking at a brief ceremony to sign the MOU, one of the Accounts Manager of the Techiman branch of GT-Bank Mr Richard Baffour Awuah said the Bank seeks to meet the modern trends in technology, and working with UENR to produce the electronic ID cards was a great opportunity offered the bank to realize this vision. He gave the Management of UENR the assurance to introduce more banking services to students and to the university community, adding that students would be sensitized on how to effectively use the card.
The Registrar, Mr Solomon Panford in his response commended the officials of GT-bank for the initiative to partner with UENR in building a world-class learning institution and show of professionalism. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Harrison Dapaah in addition to that expressed his gratitude to both partners in making the agreement fruition after several deliberations to ensure the MOU was beneficial to parties involved.
The President of the Students’ Representative Council, UENR, on his part said the project came at the time students needed such services on campus. He called on the Bank to extend more of their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) to UENR.
Other staff of UENR present to witness signing of the were the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Emmanuel Opuni-Frimpong; Dean of Students, Dr Dominic Otoo; the University Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Isaac Ishmael Arthur; Head of Procurement, Mr John-Baptist Siddick; Head of Estate, Mr Kwaku O. Mireku; Head of IT, Dr Nana Kwasi Diawuo; the Ag. Head of the University Relations, Mr David Twumasi-Ankrah whereas the team representing GT-Bank included the Techiman branch Manager, Mr Benjamin Amankona, and Mr Felix Aboagye Acheampong of the accounts section of the Bank.