Bank of Africa sponsors GTF leadership to world tennis AGM

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Isaac Aboagye Duah - GTF President

The Bank of Africa, a subsidiary of the Pan African banking conglomerate Bank of Africa Group, has sponsored the President of the Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF), Mr Isaac Aboagye Duah and a Board member, Kwame Djangba, to enable them to participate in the 2019 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for September 23 to 28 in Lisbon, Portugal.

A statement released by the bank read: “The bank's focus and commitment to developing deep relationship with customers has driven its growth in recent years making it possible to expand its Corporate Social Responsibility drive towards the development of the game of tennis.

We are impressed by the high level of transparency, accountability and open-door policy adopted by the President and the current board of the Tennis Federation which have warranted this intervention.”

It continued: “Bank of Africa has been supporting the development of tennis in the past years and decided to take it a notch higher by making it possible for the Ghana Tennis Federation to be part of setting the global agenda and to become a familiar and respected voice in the scheme of affairs as far as global tennis is concerned.”

“It is expected that the participation of GTF at this all-important gathering will afford the leadership of the Federation the opportunity to contribute to the debate of the major reforms in tennis especially that which concerns Africa,” the statement read further.

For his part, the President of the GTF Isaac Duah attributed the growth of the game in recent times to the enabling environment created for partners to work with the Federation. He expressed appreciation to the leadership of the bank for their unflinching support.

The AGM is meant to discharge the business agenda of the promulgation of major reforms, electing a President and 14 members of the board of directors to serve as the administrative and advocacy organ of the world body.