Being the first student of UCC to ever become the President of the University Students Association of Ghana, His Excellency Kingsley Sarpong Akowuah (TK) was present at the UCC General Assembly on Friday, 1st February 2019 where he briefly addressed students about the association.
According to the USAG President, USAG is to ensure that students in Ghana are well treated, indicating that as the reason why he has to see to it that students of his university are treated likewise.
According to him, USAG has already met the minister of education on the issue of the school fees. Not only that, the minister of state of tertiary education has also been met while a letter has been sent to the speaker of Parliament for a meeting where they would deliberate on how all Universities fees can be fixed at a reasonable amount and the possibility of Parliament assessing all fee components of Universities before approval.
His Excellency Kingsley Sarpong Akowuah also indicated that USAG has also met with the CEO of Youth Employment Agency to make available slots of attachment to students which he believed, UCC will soon be enjoying its own share on this cake.
He also indicated that the association had met the French and Russian Embassies for scholarship opportunities for students and encourages students to register and apply for the Russian Embassy Scholarship which was released the day before.
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His Excellency Kingsley Sarpong Akowuah said that these and many will USAG do to ensure that students get the best on all campuses.