Delegation from University of The Gambia Visits UG for Study Tour

A delegation from the University of the Gambia (UTG) led by the Registrar, Dr. Momodou Tarro, has paid a 3-day study tour visit to the University of Ghana in September 2023.

The purpose of the visit was to strengthen and deepen the excellent bond of friendship between the two institutions and also to visit some units of the University to benchmark and share knowledge.

Dr. Momodou Tarro passed warm greetings from Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Herbert Robinson and expressed his deep gratitude to the University of Ghana's management for its warm hospitality.

The Registrar announced the construction of a new University campus and expressed excitement about the upcoming relocation of staff, faculty and students. "For the past 23 years, we have been operating in a multi-campus system and for the most part, sharing facilities with other tertiary institutions" he noted.

Dr. Tarro shared the belief that the study tour will provide valuable insights into the operation of a university campus setting and the opportunity to learn the best practices and identify potential obstacles that could affect their relocation.

The then Acting Registrar, Mr. Joseph Oduro Nkansah, who received the delegation on behalf of the Registrar and Management of the University of Ghana, warmly welcomed the delegation to the University of Ghana and wished the team a successful and fruitful engagement.

The Gambian delegation visited the West African Genetic Medicine Centre (WAGMC); West Africa Centre for Cell Biology of Infection Pathogens (WACCBIP); Centre for Biodiversity Conservation Research; West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI); Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR); Office the Vice-Chancellor; Office of the Registrar; the Public Affairs Directorate; Office of the Legal Counsel; Academic Affairs Directorate; Human Resource and Organisational Development Directorate; Office of the Research Innovation and Development (ORID); Academic Quality Assurance Unit; University of Ghana Computing Systems; Finance Directorate and Security Services Unit.

The delegation from UTG included Mr. Alpha M. K. Lowe, Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor; Mr. Lamni Ceesay, Director of Planning; Ansumana Demba,

Deputy Project Manager; and Mr. Mbekeh Camara, Director, University Relations.

Officials from UG at the meeting with the Acting Registrar to welcome the delegation were Mr. Francis K. Boachie, Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO); Mr. Frederick Yuorkuu, Senior Assistant Registrar, Academic Affairs Directorate; Mrs. Arhizah Blay-Abiti, Senior Assistant Registrar, Office of the Vice- Chancellor; Mrs. Mavis Osafo Adu, Assistant Registrar, Public Affairs Directorate; Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Dadde and Ms. Catherine Emefa Aziaku, both Assistant Registrars of Office of the Registrar.