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 27th, 2018.
Dr. Doris Yaa Dartey, Chairperson of the GJA Awards Committee received the cheque for GHC10,000.00 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 plays a key role in disseminating information for the benefit of industry and the public.
He said the Bank attaches importance to the work of the media and offers financial support as a way of deepening democracy and good governance.
GCB, he added, has 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 K. Gyan Appenteng 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.