Rev. Professor Nyarko, Rector, Takoradi Polytechnic
The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), has presented 60 computers and other equipment to the Takoradi Polytechnic, for the training of petrochemical, fluid and hydraulic technicians.
The equipment included two heavy-duty copiers, a printer and two servers, to be installed in the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering laboratories.
The Rector of the Polytechnic, Professor Daniel Nyarko, announced this in a press statement and expressed appreciation to the COTVET and the Ministry of Education for the gesture.
He said the equipment would help the polytechnic train technicians with the requisite skills to work effectively and efficiently.
Professor Nyarko said 30 of the computers would be used to establish a petrochemical laboratory to train technicians in Process Engineering, Instrumental and Control Engineering.
He said the other computers would be used to set up a fluid and hydraulics laboratory to deal with problems associated with the flow of fluids through pipes or in open channels and other devices for the control or use of liquids.