The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Alumni in conjunction with the Korean community in Accra last Friday marked Ghana’s Republic Day celebration with fun games at Tema.
The games, which was held at the KOICA Association Park, was meant to maintain camaraderie amongst the alumni and to foster good relationship between Korea and their Ghanaian counterparts.
The games competed in included table tennis, ludo, chess, scrabbles, football, volleyball, sack race and “tug of friendship”.
The President of the Alumni, Reverend Stephen Yaw Osei, said the fun games was also meant for the Alumni to keep fit and healthy and to ensure high productivity at their various work places.
Rev. Osei, a Deputy Director, Policy Planning and Monitoring at the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, stressed the need to deepen relationship between Korea and Ghana for the mutual benefit of both countries.
The Deputy Representative of KOICA Ghana Office, Cho Yin-Seo, praised the high turn-out of the Alumni and pledged the continuous support of the country office to the activities of the Alumni.
The KOICA Alumni are made up of Ghanaian public servants and other civil society organisations who have benefited from the Korean government scholarship and training programmes under its technical and grant aid cooperation with Ghana.
By Salifu Abdul-Rahaman