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Hollard awards best graduating student of the University of Energy and Natural Resources



Insurance group Hollard Ghana has rewarded the overall best-graduating student, Seidu Joshua Adams from the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), with the Hollard Prize at the school’s just-ended 7th congregation in Sunyani.

Seidu Joshua Adams, the recipient of the prize, received a laptop, a cash prize, and a citation from Hollard for graduating with a GPA of 3.4 in Actuarial Science from the Department of Mathematics. The Hollard Prize is awarded under the school’s Hollard X Academia partnership with the insurance group to enable the better futures of students by supporting their career development.

The Presentation


Reese Mensah-Daniels, Head, Regional Operations andRegional Markets, gave the presentation with assistance fromEric Adu-Gyamfi, Manager of the Hollard Insurance Sunyanibranch, and Prof. Samuel Fosu Gyasi, Dean of the School of Sciences.

Speaking on the Hollard Prize, which is awarded to valedictorians in Hollard x Academia partner schools, Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo, Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, said the scheme aligns to the insurance giant’s purpose to enable more people to create and secure a better future, starting with young people.

“We are super proud of Joshua for chalking this great feat. We share in his joy at emerging the best student in his year groupafter steady academic progress. With the Hollard Prize, we reward top-performing students like Joshua because it’s important to show that hard work pays.”

“Hollard is a caring socially conscious company that believes in enabling our community to create a better future for all. Given the importance of universities in building our human resource capacity, including future insurers, we find it crucial to support their work,” she added.


The University of Energy and Natural Resources is one of four schools benefiting from the Hollard X Academia scheme. The comprehensive programme provides a platform to enable the better future of students through Hollard’s Streetwise Financeinitiative, mentoring, corporate engagement, and experienceopportunities, as well as resource-sharing programmes for three years, subject to renewal.

About Hollard Ghana

The country’s favourite insurance group is Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance. The group combines its deep local knowledge of the market having previously operated in Ghana for 25 years as Metropolitan Insurance with the world-class expertise of an international insurance brand in 18 countries across the world. With feet firmly planted on Ghanaian soil but headquartered in South Africa, Hollard delivers innovative insurance solutions customized to the unique risks Ghanaians face. Hollard offers various life and general insurance products including funeral, personal accident, motor, business, travel, home, and more; and can be reached via the following means: 0501603967 (Hollard Insurance) and 0501533698 (Hollard Life). Beyond various nationwide office branches and Hollard 2U franchise shops, Ghanaians can find Hollard at Shell Fuel Station Welcome Shops, Melcom stores and online at and for all their insurance needs.

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