UG Alumni Council Hosts Acting Vice-Chancellor to a Reception

The leadership of the University of Ghana Alumni Association (UGAA) on Thursday, September 9, 2021, hosted the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, some Senior Management members and Directors of the University to a dinner reception at the residence of Ambassador Afare Donkor, a member of the Association. The purpose of the reception was to interact with them and to celebrate their assumption of office.

The Chairman of UGAA, Mr. Richard Obeng Okrah, in his address, indicated that the appointment of the first female Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University called for celebration. He stressed that the cordial relations between the alumni and the leadership of the University enabled them as alumni to give off their best to the University. “We’ve had good relations with the University Management over the years and we think that now that we have this new crop of Senior Management, it will be an opportunity to deepen our relationship and to ensure that we work in partnership to elevate the high profile achieved by our great institution”, Mr. Okrah asserted.

In her response, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, who was delighted to engage with UGAA Council members, pointed out that the strength of every University largely lies in its alumni. Consequently, the University Management is always ready to partner with alumni, both home and abroad to firmly build on what the predecessors have accomplished. Prof. Amfo seized the opportunity to express her appreciation to UGAA for its continued support to the University. She also introduced members of the Senior Management and Directors present to the UGAA Council members.

In brief remarks, Ambassador Afare Donkor expressed his delight to see the majority of officials of the current University leadership being women. He congratulated and urged them to keep up their good work. 

Among the guests were some members of the Alumni Council and University officials, which included the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development, Prof. Felix Asante, the Registrar, Mrs. Emelia Agyei-Mensah, Director, Academic Affairs, Mrs. Lydia Anowa Nyako-Danquah and Director, Public Affairs, Mrs. Elizier Taiba Ameyaw-Buronyah.