Papaye Fast Foods has awarded brilliant and disciplined pupils from some 30 private and public sector schools in Accra for academic excellence. The pupils who came from 1st cycle institutions in Accra and its environs were given certificates and learning materials.
The first three pupils per class from JHS one to three were awarded, bringing the total number to 27 pupils per school. Thus a total of 810 pupils benefited from the Papaye Fast Foods exemplary gesture aimed at promoting academic excellence within 1st cycle institutions in targeted areas.
Some of the schools include Prince of Peace International, Our Lady Holy Cross, Golden Pride International, Association Community Basic Model, L/A Memorial, Bishop Mix School, Kaneshie Presbyterian Preparatory among others.
Speaking at the well attended ceremony which is observed annually and christened “Papaye Our Day Excellence Awards” Divine Asiedu, the Chief Executive Officer of Papaye Fast Foods called on the pupils to be disciplined and learn hard to equip themselves for the future.
He also entreated parents to regulate the use of electronic gadgets by theirs wards as it has the potential of influencing them negatively without supervision. Mr. Asiedu urged the Ministry of Education to take a second look at the country’s academic syllabus and fashioned it in order to impart knowledge and skills that would be relevant to the country’s children careers and also meet the demand of the increasing globalised and competitive world.
Ms. Mabel Gbetse, a representative of Ministry of Education said character is critical when it comes to success in life urging pupils not to ignore character while developing themselves in their bid to excel academically.
Dr. Samir Kalmoni, the Executive Chairman of Papaye Fast Foods, in his delivery said plans are in the offing to further expand in Accra and move to other regions and subsequently to Africa. He revealed that Lapaz, Haatso and Awudome Round About will have Papaye operating within the above mentioned areas within the first quarter of 2018.
Source: Adovor Nutifafa