Virtual Security Africa has installed a surveillance centre at the University of Ghana, Legon, and donated security equipment and monitoring devices worth GHS400, 000 to the school to help boost security on campus.
The donation forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
Presenting the items to the university, the Chief Executive Officer of Virtual Security Africa, Mr Emmanuel Asiedu Sekyere, said the management of the company was touched when they heard about the recent attacks on some students on campus and decided to support with the security infrastructure.
He used the opportunity to appeal to the government to empower local businesses to create employment for Ghanaians.
Mr Asiedu Sekyere, an alumnus, noted that the decision to support the school is to also inspire others to emulate what Virtual Security Africa has done.
The items donated include bullet cameras, PTZ cameras, screens for monitoring, network gadgets, network video recorders, solar systems, camera towers, cabling and caging devices to house batteries.
The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, commended Virtual Security Africa for the gesture and called on other benevolent institutions to emulate them.
Professor Oduro Owusu stated that the donation will help tighten security on campus and reduce crime in general.