Covid-19: Ashesi University alum works as pilot delivering supplies

Covid-19: Ashesi University alum works as pilot delivering supplies

- Popular Ghanaian university, Ashesi, has one of its graduates piloting a flight to deliver essential Covid-19 supplies to frontline health workers in Ghana

- The young man, Flight Lieutenant Sackey, graduated from Ashesi University in 2011 and later got into the Ghana Airforce

- Sackey becomes the first alumnus of Ashesi University to join the Air Force

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Flight Lieutenant Sackey, a young man who graduated from Ashesi University in 2011, was recruited into the Ghana Airforce and is currently on the Covid-19 team.

Sackey, who is piloting the Ghana Airforce's Mi17-V5, is part of the team of military responders helping bring essential supplies to Covid-19 frontline healthcare workers and hospitals in Ghana.

According to a report on, Sackey studied BSc Management Information Systems at the Ashesi University in the Class of 2011, after which he was recruited into the Ghana Airforce.

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It is absolutely remarkable that Ghana is finally training its own high officials that can handle delicate positions such as piloting of aircraft.

Speaking about his role and achievement, Sackey stated what kept him so motivated to join the force.

"Aside from protecting the territorial airspace of Ghana, the airforce is committed to service in times like these," said Flt Lt Sackey, adding that "Being able to serve Ghana in this way is why I joined the airforce."

The story gathered some positive reactions online. Emmanuel E. K Awumee said this was characteristic of the Ashesi University:

Nartey Daban praised the university for the great work:

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