POJOBA G2 Legacy Project: Innovation Incubation Centre for POJOSS

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The 2000-year group of Pope John Old Boys Association (POJOBA) is constructing a 300,000-dollar state-of-the-art Innovation Incubation Centre as a legacy project for the school.

The transformative endeavour by POJOBA G2 forms part of the 25th-anniversary of the year group, and aims to contribute to Ghana’s human capital development.

POJOSS, formerly known as St. John’s Seminary and College, evolved into a government-assisted secondary school in 1968.

Renamed Pope John Secondary School and Junior Seminary in honour of Pope John XXIII, it later became Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary.

POJOSS offers a range of courses and has produced highly successful alumni known as ‘Daasebre,’ with a current student population of 2,600 boys.

Notable personalities within POJOBA, including successful professionals and public figures like Raphael Ogoe, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Paul Apreku Twum-Barima, and Professor Titus Beyuo.

The Legacy Project

To mark its 25th-anniversary POJOBA 2000, popularly referred to as POJOBA G2, has decided to give back to its alma mater by constructing an Innovation Incubation Centre as its legacy project, at an estimated cost of 300,000 dollars.

This state-of-the-art facility will nurture talents, guide creative potentials, and unearth innovative graduates in various fields, including science, technology, engineering, arts, and business.

The project symbolizes the commitment of POJOBA to contribute to Ghana’s next phase of human resource development.

This legacy project aims to leave a lasting impact on the student population, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence for the benefit of Ghana and beyond.

The Ground Breaking

The journey towards the realization of the Innovation Incubation Centre commence with a sod-cutting ceremony following the mobilization of a third of the total budget.

This milestone event marks the beginning of history-making as POJOBA 2000 endeavours to bring its visionary project to life.

Key Features of the Centre

The one-storey Innovation Incubation Centre will be equipped with modern amenities, including video conferencing facilities, advanced technology laboratory equipment, internet connectivity, and AI-powered computers among others.

These resources will facilitate virtual and physical training sessions, enabling students to engage with experts, academia, and industry leaders.

With financial and technical support from members in Ghana, the United Kingdom, the United States, and corporate institutions, the Centre will serve as a hub for knowledge exchange and skill development.

Vision and Impact

Led by alumnus President, Kwadwo Asare and his team, POJOBA 2000 envisions the Innovation Incubation Centre as a catalyst for producing the next generation of innovative and creative thinkers.

As POJOBA 2000 embarks on this transformative journey, it underscores the importance of alumni contributions in complementing government efforts towards educational development and nation-building.

By Peter Quao Adattor

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