Medical student Sampson Dabanyi, at Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST), has been granted a comprehensive scholarship to cover his tuition costs.
Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited, a Shandong Gold Group Limited subsidiary, Zhenjiang Tang, has generously supported Dabanyi’s goal to become a doctor.
Businessman presents KNUST student Sampson Dabanyi with a scholarship. Photo credit: Cardinal Namdini Mining Ltd.
An Intellectual with Rural Roots
Hailing from Worawora, an agricultural-focused district in Ghana’s Oti Region, Dabanyi completed his education at Kpandu Senior High School and attained 8As in the 2022 WASSCE examinations.
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Dabanyi, aged 20, needed assistance to support his pricey medical education due to economic hardships and his family’s underprivileged background. He is a BSc Human Biology student at KNUST’s School of Medicine and Dentistry and received financial aid from the CEO.
He received a check of GH¢20,000 from Tang, in the company of his mother and three siblings, GNA reports.
Tang promised annual financial support of GH¢20,000 for Dabanyi’s entire six-year medical degree, dispersed each July; GH¢10,000 will be remitted to the university and the remaining GH¢10,000 will be given to Dabanyi for personal expenses.
Dabanyi’s aims to become a surgeon or neurosurgeon upon graduation and use his abilities to serve his community. His achievements and WASSCE scores were proudly showcased on LinkedIn by Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited.
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Have a Look at Sampson Dabanyi’s WASSCE results below:
KNUST new admission Sampson Dabanyi gets a scholarship. Photo credit: Cardinal Namdini Mining Ltd.
Dabanyi’s Achievement Elicits Reactions
Comment from Francis Blay-Miah:
Kudos, Sampson Dabanyi.
Comment from Delove Mpenuah:
Statement from Cardinal Namdini:
Comments from Samuel Agyin-Mensah:
May your company be blessed, Cardinal Mining.
Comments by Yaw Divine:
God’s wonders never cease. Congratulations.
Secondary School Colleagues Graduate as Doctors
The pair studied the same course at a Ghanaian high school, took the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) WASSCE, and progressed to the same university.
Twitter user @FestusLivingst1 revealed that both students attended the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).