GCTU top GBC ladies’ cooking competition

The ladies union of the Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU) emerged winners of the Ghana Broadcasting (GBC) Ladies Association inter-sister’s competition on Thursday.

For their prize, they took home a trophy, rice cooker, assorted products from Promasidor and a certificate of honour.

They beat eight other sister associations and  were rewarded for their innovation when they prepared meals with local food stuff grown in the country and products from Promasidor.

The  ladies  from   GCTU   prepared ‘kontompo’ soup, palava sauce  with potatoes, mushroom, chicken and snails vegetables as their main meal and for dessert they made  ceraveechoco pudding, cerevita  cowbell choco and cocobell strawberry.

Ghana  Water Company Limited emerged second  and took home  a blender,  assorted products from  Promasidor and  a certificate of participation while COCOBOD  placed  third   and received  brand bowls and assorted products  as well as  a certificate of participation.

Other competing sister associations were Legon Ladies Club (LELAC), Volta River Authority, Ghana Atomic Energy, New Times Corporation and Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG).

The Director-General of  GBC,  Prof. Amin  Alhassan  said  there  were plans to  institutionalise  the  event quarterly  and at the end  extend it to the public  sector.

 He said “I am happy GBC is the brainchild of this competition and I hope it will become an annual event.”

The president of the GBC Ladies  Association, Ms Gloria   Laryea  said  the health of a  human being was important,  adding that the  Ghanaian was  blessed to  have  various  food  stuff  that boosts the body’s immunity.

 She said  the event was aimed at promoting the  various food products produced in the country  and also encourage the  Ghanaian to eat  local foods.

“When we eat what we grow, we become healthy as well as it helps promote what we have,” she added.


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