Seventy-three retirees of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) have been rewarded for offering dedicated service to the institution over a long period of time.
They included 15 senior members, 31 senior staff and 27 junior staff. The members were rewarded based on the length of service with the institution.
Addressing a durbar of workers, the Vice Chancellor of UCC, Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, urged the retirees to continue to serve the larger society in various capacities.
Bond of friendship
Prof. Ampiah said the university would continue to strengthen its established bond of friendship with the retirees and added that “our institution will always be ready to tap from the rich expertise of our brothers and sisters who served this great institution diligently”.
He underscored the need for the retirees to focus and reflect on their contributions to the university and the country as a whole.
Prof. Ampiah reminded the retirees to also be mindful of their health issues, and expressed gratitude to them for the various roles they played in the university.
Prof. Victor Yankah, who spoke on behalf of the retirees, expressed profound gratitude to the university for the support it had given them, and pledged that the relationship between the institution and the retirees would be strengthened for the benefit of all.