anagement, staff and students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) defied the scorching sun yesterday to embark on a three-hour mega street float as part of the 60th-anniversary celebration of the University.
Clad in UCC@60 paraphernalia and accompanied by loud music blasting through speakers mounted on fully loaded UCC@60 branded articulated trucks as well as brass band music, the mammoth crowd began the float from Victoria Park through some principal streets and ended at Club House.
The Ecstacy surrounding the float was contagious such that school children, the aged and even sellers halted their activities to catch a glimpse of management, staff and students, which further increased the fun level.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rosemond Boohene, who led the float, thanked the Almighty God for guiding them through the float and expressed gratitude to the participants for the remarkable turnout.
She explained that the float was meant to create awareness about the 60th-anniversary Durbar of UCC and entreated participants to participate fully in the activities outlined.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor commended participants, especially students, for the level of comportment during the float, saying the security personnel also deserved commendation for keeping all in line.
Participants in the float were excited about the event and lauded
the UCC@60 Planning Committee for the wonderful work done.