As part of his Corporate Social Responsibility, the president of Groupe Ideal, Nii Kotei Dzani has promised to award 10 scholarships to some deserving students.
Speaking at the 9th Congregation of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), the entrepreneur also announced to give automatic employment to 10 brilliant graduates in Business.
The Council of State member has also promised to build bungalows for lecturers of UPSA to make life more comfortable for them.
The announcement was made after Dr. Kotei Dzani was awarded an Honorary Degree by the UPSA on Saturday. Dr. Kotei Dzani was awarded with the Doctor of Business by the university.
He received his honorary award with two other accomplished individuals Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Doctor of Laws and Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin, Doctor of laws.
UPSA’s 9th Congregation was attended by a number of distinguished guests including Members of Parliament, Traditional Leaders of local Chieftaincy, and distinguished faculty from UPSA and other universities.
In his first time presiding over the Congregation Ceremony, Vice Chancellor Abednego F.O. Amartey gave remarks recounting the history of the school which started with 5 students in its first graduating class as the then Institute of Professional Studies to now 4000 graduates in its ninth class as UPSA.
Profile of Dr. Kotei Dzani.
Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani is an astute Banker, Financial Advisor, Marketer, Economist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and the President of Groupe Ideal. He is also the Board Chair of TV Africa, owner of eight companies, and presently the elected representative of the Greater Accra region on the Council of State.
He is also a recipient of the covetous 2015 Banking & Finance Entrepreneur. Dr. Dzani was also adjudged the Overall Best Entrepreneur of the year 2016 for his exceptional contributions towards the country’s socio-economic development at the Seventh Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards 2017.
The companies that form this spectrum include Ideal Finance, First Trust Savings and Loans, Ideal Capital partners, Ideal Asset Solutions, Ideal Trade, TV Africa, Ideal Pension Trust, Ideal Insurance brokers, Tsaste Foundation, a CSR wing of the Groupe Ideal Financial Holdings Force 64 Security and Westfield Offshore Consult.
Groupe Ideal currently operates in the areas of Investment Banking, Business Finance, Trade, Asset Management, Mining and Offshore Consultancy Services, Media and Security Services.