West Africa and Gulf Company Limited (WAGCOL), a Spanish company who are major importers and distributors in Ghana have instituted an award to encourage the speaking of Spanish within the Ghanaian community.
This award known as the Santa Isabel Award is in partnership with the University of Ghana, Department of Modern Languages.
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They have instituted an award for the best Spanish student in the department during the Hispanic week. This is the second year of the award and it was won by Suzzette Adzo Attopley.
The award was given by the president of the company, Fernando Jorro.
Mr Jorro said the company was delighted to support more student in learning Spanish.
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Present was a director of the board of the company, Isabel Jorro, commercial director Manuel Gil and a member of the Spanish High Commission Maria Perez de Arminan.
The Award will run for five years to encourage more students to pick up the learning of Spanish.