A Koforidua based private university, All Nations University (ANU) chapter of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG), has sworn in new executives for the 2023/2024 academic year.
The newly sworn–in executives are Chief Superintendent of police, Mariam Osei Adu, the President, Madam Patience Afi Koudonou, Vice President, Mrs. Josephine Asante, Gender Commissioner, Mr. Isaac Akwetey-Okunor, Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Baah, Treasurer and Mr. Emmanuel Kumalor as Organiser.
The new executives were sworn-into office by the Vice President, Academic, Dr. Carlene Kyeremeh.
The short but impressive induction ceremony was heavily attended by students’ body, faculty members of the university, including Dr. Mark Boadu, Patron of GRASAG, Pastor Prof. Bishop Sahu, the clergy, friends and family of the executives.
In her maiden speech, the President of ANU chapter of GRASAG, Chief Superintendent Mariam Osei-Adu expressed her profound appreciation for the electoral victory and subsequent appointment of GRASAG executives.
The President asserted that an era of ideas, new initiatives and an open door policy with the view to ensuring that graduate students of All Nations University have the best experience would be considered by the new executives.
According to her, these among other factors would create the enabling environment for students to conduct quality research, in order to help contribute to knowledge, societies and development of a better Ghana.
She promised to work hard to transform All Nations University to the highest level in her regime and to continue the various effective policies, initiatives and projects implemented by the past administrations.
Chief Supt. Mariam Osei-Adu continued that her team will support graduate students who form a unique group of individuals with the necessary educational tools and social networking to attain higher height.
To her, every graduate student of ANU has a unique role to play adding that she will work closely with her team to represent the larger graduate students’ body.
Chief Supt. Mariam Osei Adu promised to dialogue with graduate students on all the campuses and to pursue the interest of GRASAG at the All Nations University chapter.
She paid a glowing tribute to the outgoing executives for exhibiting leadership qualities such as humility and selflessness in the discharge of their duties, during their term of office.
The patron of GRASAG-ANU, Dr. Mark Boadu on his part urged the newly sworn-in executives to collaborate with the management of the university to help serve the university better.
Admitting some challenges as a leader, he added that managing students in all the campuses has not been easy, hence charging the new executives to condition themselves and live above expectations.
To enable GRASAG complete a tremendous task, he said ANU needs a leadership that is dynamic, creative and innovative by turning around structures for positive results and it is therefore imperative for the GRASAG executives to keep their visions alive and also believe in themselves for a successful administration.