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GRADUATE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION OF GHANA (GRASAG)
ALL MEDIA HOUSES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The National Executive Committee ( NEC), on behalf of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), Congress and the over 20, 000 members of the Association Congratulates all persons who emerged as winners of the just ended election at the 23RD ANNUAL DELEGATE CONGRESS held at KNUST Kumasi.
Your victory is a reward for your dedication, perseverance and sustained determination amidst months of travels across the country in campaigning to delegates.
To the following officers:
1. Kwame Bonah, UPSA...President Elect
2. Lily Appiah, KNUST...Vice President Elect
3. Jacob Ayembilla, UG... Secretary Elect
4. Raymond Achiyaale, UCC....Financial Controller Elect
5. Kwesi Yamoah Abaidoo, KNUST.....Organising Coordinator Elect
6. Saadatu Lawal Garbey, UG.....Gender Commissioner elect
You are encouraged to work hard for the unification of members institutions as reflected in the decision by congress to elect you from different set of schools. You are also entreated to work towards the emancipation of all members through dialogue with appropriate authorities.
To the winners, celebrate your victory in moderation as you prepare to take over the wheel to steer the affairs for one academic year.
To the losers , you fought a good fight, your messages and policies were communicated well to delegates, however, you were not successful. Only one person can be a winner for each portfolio. Let's all unite behind our elected officers and offer our constructive criticisms that have the tendency to propel our association forward.
We also use this opportunity to also congratulate all award winners.
To the winners of the Academic Category;
Research of the yeary, Medicine and Health Sciences.. Nana Asiedu, UG
Research of the year, Science , Environment and Technology. . Richard Apau, KNUST
Research of the year, Social Sciences, Business Development and Finance. .. Dennis Boahene Osei, UCC
Let your research works contribute significantly towards the socio economic development of Ghana.
To our social category winners
Dorcas Puotiere , UPSA , Alumni of the Year
Justice Oduro, UCC Student of the year
Rahmat Aboakye, UCC GRASAG sports personality
Robert Ofosu Apea, UPSA GRASAG Executive of the year.
GRASAG UPSA, Local Association of the year
Benjamin Taylor, UG Presidential Special Award.
Continue your goods works for the growth and development of GRASAG.
By this release, we thank all delegates, observers, the media, Ashanti Regional Police Command, Management of KNUST and all others who contributed the successful organisation of this year's congress. Thank you.
RICHARD APAU (MR)
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER