BBC Industrials Company Limited, the leading manufacturer of paints and related products in Ghana has donated to the Centre for National Culture–Kumasi, Ghana’s and West Africa’s biggest cultural centre in the subregion.
The donation forms part of a business cooperation memorandum of understanding (MOU) both parties signed on November 11, at the Cultural Centre to collaborate on mutually beneficial activities in the area of advertisement placement opportunities, provision of paint for the refurbishment of the Centre and programmes and events sponsorship opportunities. BBC Industrials also promised to renovate the sister agency of the Centre, Ghana Tourism Authority, signages and billboards from the Kumasi Airport area to the Central Business District, Adum.
The items were presented by Mr. Ihab Kotob, Kumasi Branch Manager of BBC Industrials, to Dr. Barima Asumadu-Sakyi, Regional Director of Centre for National Culture, Kumasi, at a short ceremony in the presence of some of the staff, including Mr. Charles Wireko, Chief Accountant of the Centre. others were Mr. Ernest Dwomoh, the Administrative Officer, Mr. Mustapha Issah, head of Performing Arts, Mr. David Anokye, head of the Visual Arts and Mr. Emmanuel Jewel Peprah Mensah, Chairman of the Programmes and Events Committee of the Centre.
Dr. Barima Asumadu-Sakyi expressed his gratitude to BBC industrials for their contribution towards the infrastructural development of the Centre. He stated that the paints will go a long way to help in the beautification agenda of the Centre. Dr. Asumadu-Sakyi hoped that the relationship between them would be strengthen through excellent service delivery for the mutual benefit of both parties. He again recommended the Leyland, Leylac, and Gold brand paints to the public due to its colourful and long-lasting impact.
He made a passionate appeal to other corporate bodies to follow the example of BBC industrials and extend other forms of support to the Centre to enable them to overcome challenges they faced in their quats to provide top-class arts and culture programmes and activities in the country.
On his part, Mr. Ihab Kotob said the donation is part of the company’s responsibility towards supporting the Centre. He was supported by Mr. Abdul Wahid Alhassan, Sales Personnel of BBC Industrials during the presentation. Mr. Ihab Kotob pledged the continuation support of the BBC Industrials to the Centre and looked forward to beneficial collaborations between both entities in the coming future.
Source: Centre for National Culture, Kumasi.