Prez John Mahama promises scholarship for Gold medalist Martha Bissah  

Thursday 26th February , 2015 1:34 pm


Ghana President John Dramani Mahama has announced that Martha Bissah will receive a schorlaship from government to develop her talent in the United States of America.

The President  revealed this at his presentation of the state of Nation Address in Parliament today.

“In athletics, consistent planning and the personal development of our (the nation’s) athletes, earned Ghana our first Gold medal at any level.

“The 17-year old Martha Bissah from Kumasi who won Gold at the Youth Olympics for special mention.” he told the gathering at Parliament on Thursday.

“Martha will be afforded the opportunity to join other young athletes on schorlarship in US Colleges where she can develop her talent.” he appended.

Bissah ran a lifetime best to win Ghana’s first Gold medal at the Youth Olympics in Nianjing, China in 2014.

By: Thierry Nyann /Citifmonline.com/Ghana