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GASP KNUST Holds Its 2nd General Assembly Meeting And Handing Over Ceremony

The Ghana Association of Student Planners (GASP), an association of Development and Settlement Planning Students under the College of Art and Built Environment of KNUST held her General Assembly and Handing over ceremony on friday 10th May, 2019 at the College’s Conference room.
The General Assembly is the second Assembly held by the 2018/2019 batch of executives under the leadership of Master Gabriel Fordjour. Gracing the occasion were Dr Stephen Takyi, a senior lecturer of the department of planning, Miss Serwaa Akoto Miriam Ansah, SRC General Secretary, Master David Manyin Antoh, Faculty of Built Environment President and Master Ebenezer Trebi, Faculty President elect for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Cross section of association members

The formal session of the ceremony began with the presentation of the state of the Association by the President. In his address to the House, he touched on the projects undertaken during his tenure; fixing of notice board at the Development Planning studio, fixing of new sockets and distribution to each member of the association, two GASP branded exercise books.  He opened the floor for members of GASP to assess the outgoing administration, giving room for the new executives to appreciate the dynamics that has to do with the mantle and also to better them during their administration.

Gasp President, Master  Gabriel Fordjour Rendering Account of His Adminatration
The second part of the ceremony, the handing over and swearing in followed suit, which commenced with the swearing in of the new Judicial Chairman, Emmanuel Asante. The new administration under the presidency of Master Isaac Quaye were equally sworn in.

Master George Danso addressing the house during the general meeting session


Swearing in of Master Emmanuel Asante, Judicial Chairperson by outgoing Deputy Judicial Chair, Miss Elfreda Ann Nerquaye-Tetteh

GASP President, Master Isaac Quaye Taking the oath of office

A section of the elected executives, From the right (Ansbert Aduku ,  Financial Secretary, next Okai Jeffery, Vice President, Brenda Quansah General Secretary, Christopher Sam, P.R.O and Samuel Agyepong Organising Secretary taking the oath of office)

Dr Stephen Takyi, who has shown immense support for the association, was awarded an honorary citation. In his address to the House, he implored the new executives to give off their best in their service to GASP. He said, “My road to leadership began with my leadership at GASP many years back when I was a student. There are a lot of things we cannot do but others can do for us. It is about the service not the title. The opportunity now is a preparatory stage, do not misuse it.”

Dr. Stephen Takyi in his address to the house 

Climaxing the ceremony was the awarding of citations to the outgoing executives and certificates to the best students of the department at all levels, most professionally dressed (male and female category), personality of the year (male and female category), most hardworking executive and non-executive member and among others.

2018/2019 batch of executives

Dr. Stephen Takyi receives an honorary citation for his immense contribution towards the association
Interested Association Members should Kindly click on the Link Below to get access to the official pictures at last Friday’s Ghana Association of Student Planners General Meeting Handing over ceremony.

Source: Sandra Young/ KNUST

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