Published on 2019-08-26


The Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Stallion Motors Ghana Limited, a registered automobile company to build the capacity of students and artisans in the region in auto engineering works and services.

The agreement is focused on providing experimental and practical industrial training and attachments to students of the university in auto engineering to create employment and excellence in customer service.

Also, it will systematically and efficiently build the capacity of staff to enable them respond adequately to the growing industrial needs of the automobile engineering industry through short courses for artisans and other interested persons.

Being the country's representative of Hyundai, Honda, Audi and Skoda world vehicles, Stallion Motors Ghana Limited, will provide an ultra-modern training centre and a multi-purpose state-of-the-art workshop for it clients in the region.

The facility will be stocked with right equipment and logistics as part of a strategic long term vision of making the institution an enviable centre of excellence in technical education in Africa.

Signing the MoU on behalf of CCTU in Cape Coast on Thursday, Rt. Rev. Prof, Joshua Danso Owusu-Sekyere, the Vice-Chancellor, said the partnership would enormously enhance the Faculty of Engineering to strengthen the capacity of students and its personnel.

He described the new partnership as mutually rewarding and expressed optimism in its successful implementation adding that it was part of efforts to bridge the gap between the academia and industry with hands-on training and facilities.

The Vice Chancellor mentioned immense benefits of the agreement to students, industry, the community and significantly give strong boost to government's effort to attract and retain foreign direct investment to reduce unemployment and create wealth for all.

 That, according to him, made the MoU important and timely for the tenets of the agreement to be strongly adhered and called the private sector and key stakeholders to effectively collaborate and invest in technical education to accelerated national development.

Mr Ganesh Phadele, the Financial Controller, who signed on behalf of Stallion Motors Ghana Limited, hinted of plans to include special customer service training in auto services and marketing.

He assured that the agreement will open doors for more interventions to drastically redefine auto engineering in technical education in the country.

The company's approach to business, according to him, was highly consumer oriented – delivering the best quality products and services at the most economic prices considering the growing demand for quality products.

Therefore, it will invest heavily in infrastructure development that will support optimal distribution of affordable products to all its customers.