Titans of Africa, a sports firm, marked the 75th anniversary celebration of the University of Ghana Basic School with a tree planting exercise at the University campus last Friday.
Over 1,000 students took part in the exercise which formed part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 to combat Climate Change and also create awareness ahead of the African Sports festival in Ghana slated for March 2023.
Addressing the media at the event, the Headmistress of the school, Mrs Christina Adubi Armah said the firm was elated to join the exercise which aims to protect the environment.
“It is our modest way to be part of the group that desires to reverse the trend and protect precious lives and that of generations yet to be born.”
The President of Football Operations, Titans Of Africa, Mr Mohammed Osman Nkosi said thefirm’s mission, “Securing the future of African youth through sports and sustaining their participation through growth and development in all aspects of Life”, was to be executed through children between the ages of five and 15.
He said the exercise was in line with the SDG 13 which ensures urgent action to combat climate change and its impact on the environment.
He said the maiden edition of the African Sports Festival will have two US-based teams play in Ghana to demonstrate how the game is played with other teams from Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire.
Titans of Africa secures the futures of African youths through sports and sustains their participation, growth and development in all aspects of life.
BY LINUS SIAW NARTEY